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Should Facebook be broken up?

Should Facebook be broken up?

I think Facebook is too big. I think it's too powerful. I wish there was more competition in tech. But I lean towards thinking our current Department of Justice wouldn't do a great job breaking it up.

What was the coolest thing Google announced at its keynote?

I think probably the high-end phone for $400. To have a competitive high-end smartphone and for half the price - pretty neat!

Was the strike against Uber and Lyft successful?

Probably not. I mean by their very nature, because anybody can join or almost anybody can become an Uber and Lyft driver, it is very hard to organize a strike. I think that's what we saw over the last few days.

What should we all learn from Theranos?

Well, don't trust magical unicorns. But also if you're a journalist, there are amazing stories out there. Go find them.

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Voices: Tech in 60 Seconds

Will Facebook face a backlash over banning Louis Farrakhan and Alex Jones?

Yes! Every time Facebook bans somebody they will proclaim themselves a free speech martyr. That doesn't mean Facebook shouldn't have banned them.

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Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media: Tech in 60 Seconds

Should Sri Lanka have blocked social media following the terror attacks?

That's a hard one. Misinformation spreads on social media and there's an instinct to say, "Wait, stop it!" But a lot of useful information also spreads and people get in touch with each other. So I would say no they should not have blocked it.

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Inside Facebook's Crazy 15 Months: Tech in 60 Seconds

What was the craziest thing to happen inside Facebook in the last 15 months?

Funny you should ask, because I just wrote 12,000 words with Fred Vogelstein about all the crazy things that happened at Facebook in the last year and a half. The craziest was the fight with Instagram. A combination of jealousy, resentment, and anger led to a major breakup and the departure of the founders of Instagram in September.

Did Jack Dorsey help or hurt Twitter at TED this week?

I think he hurt it. He gave one of his deeply thoughtful, introspective interviews. We're getting kind of used to them but at this point I think the public reaction was, "OK, enough about feeling deeply about this. Let's change the platform!"

Can 3D point clouds help rebuild Notre Dame?

Yes. One of the good things inside this horrible tragedy is there's been a lot of really sophisticated imagery of what was burned down and now maybe it will be easier to rebuild.



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Facebook Removes Warren's Ads: Tech in 60 Seconds

Facebook restored Elizabeth Warren's political ads after she violated their terms of service.

It's Tech in 60 Seconds with Nicholas Thompson and Ian Bremmer!


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