“Certainly in a few years, we could imagine a scenario where there’s a camera that knows you…

“Certainly in a few years, we could imagine a scenario where there’s a camera that knows you walked into a store and somehow that’s married to your Facebook activity. … They know your emotion or what you just posted. They know you’re having a good day because you shared something happy about your family, and then they’ll be able to market to you perhaps based on that emotion.”

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“Information wars in emerging markets may not represent as big a threat to Facebook’s business as…

“Information wars in emerging markets may not represent as big a threat to Facebook’s business as angry lawmakers in Washington. But people are dying, and communities are tearing themselves apart with the tools Facebook has built. That should qualify as an even greater emergency in Menlo Park.”

NYT: Forget Washington. Facebook’s Problems Abroad Are Far More Disturbing.

“The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the…”

“The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of their social interactions to their mental health. These changes have affected young people in every corner of the nation and in every type of household. The trends appear among teens poor and rich; of every ethnic background; in cities, suburbs, and small towns. Where there are cell towers, there are teens living their lives on their smartphone.”

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“Calling your company Bodega is just inviting criticism. (At least have the decency to remove…

“Calling your company Bodega is just inviting criticism. (At least have the decency to remove a couple vowels like a real start-up!) It’s also revealing, in the way it shows off Silicon Valley’s worst tendencies to attack existing businesses with a glibness that belies the actual harm its cash-flush dreams of disruption can do to real humans.”

Silicon Valley, Please Stay Away From My Bodega