Tags » Roger McNamee

How to manipulate attention

This Toronto Life article about a 32-year-old who has managed to buy 10 homes in the city is very Toronto Life. At a time where many young people are struggling to afford housing, here is a millennial who has bought 10 of them (albeit with some partners). 348 more words

Toronto

BOOKS: 'Zucked: Waking up to the Facebook Catastrophe,' Roger McNamee

I can’t stop reading my just-out-today hardcover copy of Roger McNamee‘s new book, ‘Zucked: Waking up to the Facebook Catastrophe.’ I pre-ordered ‘Zucked’ last week on my phone when I was out for coffee with my friend… 927 more words

Culture

Roger McNamee Has Gone From Mentoring Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Sounding the Alarm

Once a Facebook booster and early advisor to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, well-known tech investor Roger McNamee has changed his tune. Facebook is, in fact, a privacy train wreck, he says, and its leader appears to care more about growth than user privacy. 1,276 more words

Tech

CNN: Early Facebook investor blasts company in new book 'Zucked'

CNN: Early Facebook investor blasts company in new book ‘Zucked’. “Facebook is bad for democracy and its executives have put profits over their civic responsibilities, an early investor in the company charges in a new book. 19 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Data Sheet—Facebook's Worst Nightmare, in Book Form

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here… 382 more words

Tech

The Facts About Facebook By Mark Zuckerberg

We need your information for operation and security, but you control whether we use it for advertising.

We’re all distrustful of systems we don’t understand. 1,176 more words

Facebook: Manipulating Democracy -- Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe, by Roger McNamee

A Silicon Valley investor-turned-activist issues a timely reckoning with Facebook’s growth and data-obsessed culture

By Hannah Kuchler

On the eve of the 2016 US presidential election, Roger McNamee wrote a heartfelt memo to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, the pair at the top of the world’s largest social network. 1,112 more words