It’s even worse than I feared. I got rid of my Facebook account in 2013, less for my own sake than for what my presence on the service was doing to others. I knew that anyone who “liked” my page could have their data harvested in ways they wouldn’t necessarily approve. Over the past five […]
Douglas Rushkoff is Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at the City University of New York, Queens College. He is the author of 15 books, most recently Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus.