These are tough days for Facebook. An hours-long network outage recently led users to sign up for Signal, Telegram, and other rival services and triggered calls for more regulation. A former employee is using The Wall Street Journal, 60 Minutes, and Senate testimony to criticize her former colleagues’ morals, leading to more calls for government control. The Federal Trade Commission continues pressing its antitrust suit, and Facebook’s own Oversight Board is questioning the company’s favoritism of high-profile users.
Read Dr. Jamison’s complete blog post at AEI.