Libra, the well-publicised Facebook cryptocurrency experiment, could see hugely destabilising shifts in power.
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A new generation of moguls might understand disruption but have a slightly looser understanding of the truth.
Facebook has a lot to answer for here — and what they say will affect the whole tech industry.
Pretty soon, automation and wage stagnation will mean a great many of us will have no other choice but to sell our private information to make a living.
The CEO and founder of Facebook is a rare and billionaire type to be sure, but one, thanks to his habit of being very typical very publicly, we can now identify.
We didn't elect Mark Zuckerberg. He is not qualified to guide democracy, nor to fix much of anything outside of Facebook's censorship policy.