This week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared to publicly denounce the political positions of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign during the keynote speech of the company’s annual F8 developer conference.

Source: Facebook Employees Asked Mark Zuckerberg If They Should Try to Stop a Donald Trump Presidency 

Social Media CEO’s like this guy, Zuckerberg, are vastly more powerful than anyone in the old mainstream media. They don’t just preside over the news and commentary of a few writers: they preside over the day-to-day conversations of billions of people around the world. They are the conduit for our thoughts, opinions, emotions, and in many cases, our everyday lives and they may actually be using that power to change public opinion.

The link to the attached article from Gizmodo is also very revealing. The attached screenshot of an internal poll at Facebook posted on the article shows the top 5 questions within the company:

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The top question from employees was about getting fired? Also Questions 2 and 4 are about departures from the company and the companies noticeable slow growth. Must be a challenging company to work for if you are worried about fireable offenses, recent departures and slow growth.

Keep those personal blogs and websites going. Looks like this is the year most everyone will come to realize how social media manipulates our thought processes. If that is the case we can still discuss this openly and freely on our blogs.

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