Facebook's first president, on Facebook: ‘God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains'

Site’s founding president, who became a billionaire thanks to the company, says: ‘God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains’Facebook’s founders knew they were creating something addictive that exploited “a vulnerability in human psychology” from the outset, according to the company’s founding president Sean Parker.Parker, whose stake in Facebook made him a billionaire, criticized the social networking giant at an Axios event in Philadelphia this week. Now the founder and chair of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, Parker was there to speak about advances in cancer therapies. However, he took the time to provide some insight into the early thinking at Facebook at a time when social media companies face intense scrutiny from lawmakers over their power and influence. Continue reading...

Facebook's first president, on Facebook: ‘God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains'

Sean Parker unloaded on the company he helped build and joked that Mark Zuckerberg would probably block his Facebook account.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from The Washington Post

Facebook's first president Sean Parker says app has secretly snared billions of people into using it

The app has been purposefully getting people hooked and potentially destroying society as it does so

Thu 9 Nov 17 from The Independent

Sean Parker says Facebook exploits a vulnerability in human psychology

Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster and the founding president of Facebook, is now speaking out against the potential dangers of social media.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Techspot

Sean Parker says Facebook ‘exploits’ human psychology

Napster cofounder Sean Parker appears to have some regrets about the role he played in bringing social media to the world. Before speaking at an Axios event yesterday, he told reporters ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Engadget

Former Facebook President Sean Parker Blasts Social Media For Exploiting Human Psychology

Maybe you already knew this, or at least had a hunch, but Facebook and other social networks are intentionally designed to trigger an emotional response to keep users coming back, according ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from HotHardware

Sean Parker says Facebook exploits human weakness

Sean Parker said that people like himself and Mark Zuckerberg had just one goal it mind: 'How do we consume as much of your time and conscious attention as possible'

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Daily Mail

Sean Parker on Facebook: ‘God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains’

Sean Parker, of Napster fame and an early investor in Facebook, says the founders of the social networking site knew they were creating something people would become addicted to, ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from The Verge

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