How Facebook Blew It. My comments on this fiasco, on the evening news

What are the implications of the recent Facebook disclosures?

I was interviewed about Facebook for the Evening News on Fox around the 2016 Presidential election and how Facebook data was used (and misused) to target voters and influence outcome… What about Russian meddling, consumer privacy, who controls the data, Facebook itself and transparency, and the impact on other tech firms—esp leaders in social media and consumer-facing applications like search? What does it mean for their business prospects and business models as well?

Here’s a link to the video, and I show up about two minutes in with a few comments (there were many more that ended up on the proverbial cutting-room floor!)…

http://www.ktvu.com/news/322136107-video

In case you missed it, here’s my last interview on KTVU around the Niman Ranch acquisition by Perdue Chicken in 2015: https://markcoopersmith.com/niman-ranch-acquisition-commentary-on-ktvu/

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