An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination
ISBN: 0062960679
EAN13: 9780062960672
Language: English
Publication Date: Jul 13, 2021
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 1.13" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.43 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher:

An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination

by
$23.81
List Price: $29.99
Save: $6.18 (20%)
Select Format
Select Format Format: Hardcover Select Conditions Condition: Very Good

Selected

Format: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

$23.81
List Price: $29.99
Save: $6.18 (20%)
Quantity
Almost Gone!
Only 1 at this price.

Select Conditions
  • Very Good $23.81 An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination
  • New $29.99 An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination
Book Overview

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELER

The ultimate takedown. - New York Times Book Review

Award-winning New York Times reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang unveil the tech story of our times in a riveting, behind-the-scenes expos that offers the definitive account of Facebook's fall from grace.

Once one of Silicon Valley's greatest success stories, Facebook has been under constant fire for the past five years, roiled by controversies and crises. It turns out that while the tech giant was connecting the world, they were also mishandling users' data, spreading fake news, and amplifying dangerous, polarizing hate speech.

The company, many said, had simply lost its way. But the truth is far more complex. Leadership decisions enabled, and then attempted to deflect attention from, the crises. Time after time, Facebook's engineers were instructed to create tools that encouraged people to spend as much time on the platform as possible, even as those same tools boosted inflammatory rhetoric, conspiracy theories, and partisan filter bubbles. And while consumers and lawmakers focused their outrage on privacy breaches and misinformation, Facebook solidified its role as the world's most voracious data-mining machine, posting record profits, and shoring up its Read More chevron_right

Frequently Asked Questions About An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination

Book Reviews (0)

0
  |   0  reviews
Did you read An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination? Please provide your feedback and rating to help other readers.
Write Review
Captcha

No customer reviews for the moment.