Actually Hold the Phone on That
October 23, 2013 § Leave a comment
So, Facebook just reversed its decision on those beheading videos, prompting two basic responses:
It’s good to know that the publicity machine has such a strong impact on Facebook’s on-site policies!
It’s troubling to know the extent to which the publicity machine influences Facebook’s on-site policies.
I agree with both statements equally. Money talks, friends! But also, money sure does talk, a point I addressed a few months ago in this post about one of Facebook’s previous policy reversals.