THE RISE OF THE DIGITAL DICTATOR!

The Rise Of The Digital Dictator And How To rebuild Trust In The Digital Age!

In Facebooks world, Mark Zuckerberg rules supreme. He runs a platform with over 2,25 billion souls, with no oversight or accountability! He’s rigged the game so that he can’t be fired! Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg have become a Digital Dictator!

Silicon Valleys Crowning Achievement

The business model that Facebook has created is Silicon Valleys crowning achievement! It algorithms know how to get you addicted to the platform while manipulating you so that Facebook can make more advertising profits.

Facebooks Breaking Its Tribe’s Trust!

In “Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus”, Douglass Rushkoff warns how growth is the enemy of prosperity. How the new digital business scales to become the single dominant player. The model takes the best of digital ability to scale with the worst of what capitalism. It has given birth to the corporate empire. It’s built on exploitation, rather than value creation!

Digital Dictators business model takes the best of digital ability to scale with the worst of what capitalism.​

Facebook Abuse Is Deep. But It’s Not Alone.

But don’t be fooled, Google, Amazon, Apple, Uber, AirBnB follow this model, with a variety of variations. They all have the potential to evolve into Digital Dictators! They are building internet monopoly platforms, with Facebook and Google as the dominant payers. 

Whether they do or don’t, comes down to the leadership. Ubers ex CEO Travis Kalanick fell from grace. He had his wings clipped by Ubers shareholders. Conversely AirBnB seems to take trust seriously. They work hard on designing for trust. Time will tell where they go with this.

Thriving in The Digital Age

To get a deeper sense of what’s going on, we have pulled together a host of stories and articles that you can reference below. We have called it the Facebook Watch. It is designed to show what’s going wrong with Facebook and to provide some insights into how to build a business rebuilds trust in the digital age.

The Facebook Watch

Zuckerberg has spent 14 years constantly issuing apologies yet not changing how Facebook fundamentally operates.

Insights and Lessons

Facebook has repeatedly neglected to take responsibility as a Media company and for what its ecosystem has become.

Facebook’s an attention-based, algorithm-driven business model which has allowed bad actors to exploit an unguarded platform. It enables it’s paying customers to shape the world in their own image. Imagine if Hitler had this power. The dangers are clear.

In this section we provide a collection of resources that breakdown what’s going wrong and some possible solutions. 

Tribes of Trust

Broken Promises, Broken Trust

Facebook’s Monopoly shows We are Okay with Surveillance Capitalism We’ve lost, you’ve won Facebook & Google!

Facebook has repeatedly neglected to take responsibility as a Media company and for what its ecosystem has become. Here we provide a cross section of resources that look at how Facebook has abused its position, broken its promises and how it losing trust! 

Facebook legitimised data harvesting that has become universal

Data Abuse and Social Manipulation ​

Facebook’s algorithms understand us only through the lens of capitalism. They want to know only the things about us that can be monetized.​

Facebook has been one grand experiment on the world without a control group. Nothing is more dangerous than what the internet might become: an AI driven system of control. Facebook has created a vision of how this might occur.

In this section we provide a collection of resources that breakdown what’s going wrong and some possible solutions. 

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