Facebook says its changes are good for you. But really they’re good for Facebook | Alexis Sobel Fitts

Facebook says its changes are good for you. But really they’re good for Facebook | Alexis Sobel Fitts
By Alexis Sobel Fitts

The more time you spend on the site sharing personal information, the more money Facebook makes off of you

Last week, Facebook released a set of colorful mock-up images of its brand new campus in Menlo Park, California. Unlike other tech headquarter fortresses, the building is designed to connect with the outside world.

There’s plans for a hotel, a large public park – which will play host to movie nights and food trucks – and a winding pedestrian overpass which, literally, bridges the space between city residents and the social media giant. It’s lush and sprawling; the opposite of an ivory tower. Which makes it easy to forget that the amenities shield a behemoth 962,000-square-foot structure that will house Facebook’s ever-growing ranks.

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June 30, 2016 at 04:18PM
via Opinion | The Guardian http://ift.tt/297bA8t

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