Facebook: A cog in the machinery of violence

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For all its popularity as a social networking site worldwide, the limitations and dangers associated with Facebook continue to blight the company
For all its popularity as a social networking site worldwide, the limitations and dangers associated with Facebook continue to blight the company
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In the same stroke of a brush, or post of status if you will, Facebook chief executive officer (CEO) Mark Zuckerberg condemned George Floyd’s killing at the hands of the police but stood in silence at incited violence against protesters. As someone in the communication superway, he must know the old saying that silence means consent.

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