I don't really know how FB works as a corp, but somehow the celebrity-style focus on Zuckerberg feels like a misdirection. Not to absolve him in any way, but there's a board, shareholders, hierarchy of managers, not to mention a rotten socio-political system behind every crappy thing that Facebook does. Every article about FB is accompanied by a goofy Zuck photo, look what this dufus did now. But I feel like, no, look what our society did.
@neil Yep. FB would die quickly if people stopped using it. As long as they keep making excuses for sticking with it, the thing stays around.
@neil IIRC Zuck still owns the majority of votes, so the board does what he wants, or they get replaced.
@neil This is how you know he's a good CEO - he can be portrayed as a hero/scapegoat in order to absolve the rest of the company of responsibility.
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]