Episode 127 — The Worst-Case Scenario

Ben and James discuss Facebook and where both its critics and executives go wrong. It’s time for everyone to consider the worst-case scenarios.

NOTE: We unfortunately had significant audio issues this week on both sides (which, by the way, had nothing to do with the cut cable referenced in the podcast ). Our apologies.

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  • Ben Thompson: Defining Aggregators — Stratechery
  • This is why tech companies won’t disclose content of Russian ads — The Outline
  • Ben Thompson: Trustworthy Networking — Stratechery
  • Ben Thompson: Manifestos and Monopolies — Stratechery
  • Ben Thompson: The Voters Decide — Stratechery
  • The Barriers Stopping Poor People From Moving to Better Jobs — The Atlantic
  • Exclusive interview with Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg — Axios
  • Ben Thompson: The GDPR and Facebook and Google, Intelligent Tracking Prevention, Data Portability and Social Graphs — Stratechery Daily Update


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