The expensive education of Mark Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley

They have weaponised social media, and we are all paying the price

Let me first state that I actually like Mark Zuckerberg and have since the day I met him more than a dozen years ago.

But let me also say that he and Facebook, the huge social network that he started in college, have been working humanity's last nerve for far too long now.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 04, 2018, with the headline 'The expensive education of Mark Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley'. Subscribe