Facebook’s Frankenstein Moment

A series of scandals have opened up the possibility that the company may have created something it can’t fully control.

The New York Times
Sep 22, 2017 · 6 min read
A mural decorates one of the many open space work areas at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, May 15, 2012 — ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)\

By Kevin Roose

On Wednesday, in response to a ProPublica report that Facebook enabled advertisers to target users with offensive terms like “Jew hater,” Sheryl Sandberg, the company’s…

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