Farhad Manjoo: Is Facebook Taking It's Impact on Society More Seriously?
In this video, Hari Sreenivasan talks to State of the Art Columnist of The New York Times, Farhad Manjoo, about the ever-growing scope of the social media network and the company’s responsibility. This comes as a result of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing on Wednesday that the company will add 3,000 more workers to monitor live video after problems with hate speech and violence, including murder and suicide.
Farhad Manjoo is a leading and influential Silicon Valley voice and an opinion writer for The New York Times. In this role, he covers a variety of topics spanning technology, culture, politics, and more. He previously served as writer of the Times’ “State of the Art” column after the departure of Yahoo Tech founder David Pogue. In that role, Manjoo reviewed the latest devices and innovations in addition to a wide variety of tech-related topics including the emergence of new media, Silicon Valley and start-up culture, and the ways in which politics, society, and business are being shaped by the rapid emergence of new technologies. Formerly a columnist with The Wall Street Journal and Slate and a tech news writer for Wired, Manjoo has been covering technology since the last dot-com boom, closely following the rise and occasional fall of the sector’s biggest names. Manjoo discusses impending disruptions, the future of how we live and work, and what these changes will mean for specific industries.
Columnist, New York Times
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