2021 was quite a year for Facebook. New details that emerged from leaked documents proved that, as nefarious as Facebook is for users here in the United States, the reality for other countries is far worse.
In this webinar our data privacy + security experts Dan Ayala and Gary Price join Davis Erin Anderson, METRO's Assistant Director for Programs and Partnerships, for a discussion on how Facebook functions behind the scenes, how their corporate decision-making makes its users vulnerable, and the implications of these decisions on populations around the world.
In this webinar, you will learn:
How likes, shares, and thumb-stoppers create an online environment where mis- and dis-information spreads rapidly
How recent revelations shed light on how Facebook prioritizes the needs of governments over the needs of residents
Why we as library workers should stay informed on the way Facebook (mis)uses information, and what it means for library patrons