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The Startup

Amy Werbel

May 30, 2020

24 min read

What Would Benjamin Franklin Think About Facebook?

Each day, Facebook users send and receive billions of photographs, animations, videos, articles, useful and useless information, gossip, advertisements, fundraisers, and political and social screeds. This mass of information reaches so-called ‘friends,’ friends of friends, and so on to the reaches of the globe. There are also groups to join, promotional opportunities, and an overwhelming array of…