Broken Code Inside Facebook and the Fight to Expose Its Toxic Secrets by Jeff Horwitz | 6.34 MB English | N/A Pages
Title: Broken Code Author: Jeff Horwitz Year: 2023
Description: By an award-winning technology reporter for The Wall Street Journal, a behind-the-scenes look at the manipulative tactics Facebook used to grow its business, how it distorted the way we connect online, and the company insiders who found the courage to speak out "A page-turning narrative of immense importance.” -James B. Stewart, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author
Once the unrivaled titan of social media, Facebook held a singular place in culture and politics. Along with its sister platforms Instagram and WhatsApp, it was a daily destination for billions of users around the world. Inside and outside the company, Facebook extolled its products as bringing people closer together and giving them voice.
But in the wake of the 2016 election, even some of the company’s own senior executives came to consider those claims pollyannaish and simplistic. As a succession of scandals…