Anti Social Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy

Anti Social Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy

In Antisocial Media: Anti-Social Media How Facebook Disconnects Us, Siva Vaidhyanathan explains that Facebook may make personal lives pleasurable, but it can also deteriorate democracy around the world. The following is an excerpt from the chapter "The Surveillance Machine". The Surveillance Machine Facebook is the most pervasive surveillance system in the history of the world. More…