Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

by Roger McNamee


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ISBN-13: 9780525561354
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 18,883
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Roger McNamee has been a Silicon Valley investor for 35 years. He co-founded successful funds in venture, crossover and private equity. His most recent fund, Elevation, included U2's Bono as a co-founder. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Roger plays bass and guitar in the bands Moonalice and Doobie Decibel System and is the author of The New Normal and The Moonalice Legend: Posters and Words, Volumes 1-9. He has served as a technical advisor for seasons two through five of HBO's "Silicon Valley" series and was also responsible for raising the money that created the Wikimedia Foundation.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

1 The Strangest Meeting Ever 13

2 Silicon Valley Before Facebook 31

3 Move Fast and Break Things 53

4 The Children of Fogg 81

5 Mr. Harris and Mr. McNamee Go to Washington 111

6 Congress Gets Serious 121

7 The Facebook Way 135

8 Facebook Digs in Its Heels 151

9 The Pollster 165

10 Cambridge Analytica Changes Everything 177

11 Days of Reckoning 199

12 Success? 213

13 The Future of Society 241

14 The Future of You 267

Epilogue 277

Acknowledgments 289

Appendix 1 Memo to Zuck and Sheryl: Draft Op-Ed for Recode 297

Appendix 2 George Soros's Davos Remarks: "The Current Moment in History" 301

Bibliographic Essay 313

Index 321

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Anonymous 28 days ago
Every generation has threats that first look like progress McNamee, a successful tech investor, hits the nail on the head with our dangerous addiction to mind numbing screen time and the sneeky threat that comes through our devices