Front Burner

Former Facebook insider's wake-up call to the 'catastrophe' of big tech

Today on Front Burner, author Roger McNamee on how the way Facebook, Google, make money is inseparable from Big Tech’s most dangerous effects.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the annual F8 summit in San Jose, California in 2018. Facebook blew past earnings estimates in the past two quarters and is set to report earnings on Wednesday. (Getty Images/Josh Edelson)

The Canadian government is considering regulating social media giants like Facebook. This comes after the release of a report by Canada's electronic spy agency showing how Canadians are vulnerable to foreign interference in the upcoming election. Today on Front Burner, Roger McNamee, the author of Zucked: Waking up to the Facebook Catastrophe, explains how the business model of big tech is inseparable from its most negative effects.

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