Don’t blame Facebook

Anne Applebaum wants Mark Zuckerberg to fix the “damage” Facebook has allegedly done to democracy.

Come on, now. We have to be smarter than this, people. It is totally absurd to blame Facebook for this. If Facebook never existed this would still be a problem.

For crying out loud, people. Did you not get those silly email forwards in the late 1990’s? They practically gave birth to Snopes! If it wasn’t Facebook, it would be MySpace. If neither of those existed it would be Google Plus or Yahoo 360. The problem is people, not the platform!

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