A New Facebook? Or the End of Facebook? - Liberal Resistance

A New Facebook? Or the End of Facebook?

Facebook has undergone a startling corporate shake up, with long time star Chris Cox leaving the company. His departure follows announcements from Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg that the social media platform will be focusing on developing encrypted messaging networks–this after social media has proven politically dangerous.

Facebook’s News Feed era is now officially over, in The Verge, Newton says that this may be the first step toward making Facebook a completely different company, one based not on public posts and “likes,” but rather on “privacy, encryption, and ephemeral messages — while buying time to build out new businesses around commerce and payments ...

True? False? Hard to say. But Newton’s has a pretty good track record as an FB prophet. So, let’s see what goes down, and whether Zuckerberg can duplicate his success with Facebook v 2.