Reply to post: Re: If they can't fix it they should be shut down

Facebook's CEO on his latest almighty Zuck-up: OK, we did try to smear critics, but I was too out-of-the-loop to know

Pascal Monett Silver badge
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Re: If they can't fix it they should be shut down

Well, yes, and no.

Let me be clear : I hate FaceBook.

That said, I do remember UseNet as a rather motely collection of trolls. Slashdot is still online and oh my God is it full of shit. It is nothing new, it's in human nature.

So, objectively speaking, The Zuck is (yech) right. This is not a problem that has an easy solution. Certainly not a technical one.

The only proper solution is constant vigilance. That costs money and requires long-term focus. If The Zuck is honestly committed to this long-term effort, then I don't think we can ask for more.

I'm still waiting to see that commitment have any effect.

Won't be holding my breath.

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