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When you go to Google
and type, "climate change is," you're going to see
different results depending on where you live and the things Google knows
about your interests. That's not by accident,
that's a design. What I want people to know is that everything
they're doing online is being watched,
is being tracked. Every single action you take is carefully monitored
and recorded. A lot of people think
Google's just a search box, Facebook's a place to see
what friends are doing. They don't realize there's entire teams
of engineers whose job is to use
your psychology against you. I was the co-inventor
of the Facebook like button. -I was president of Pinterest.
-Google. -Twitter.
-Instagram. There were
meaningful changes happening around the world
because of these platforms. I think we were naive
about the flip side of that coin. We get rewarded by hearts,
likes, thumbs up. And we conflate that
with value and with truth.

A whole generation is more anxious,
more depressed. I always felt like fundamentally
it was a force for good. I don't know
if I feel that way anymore. Facebook discovered
that they were able to affect real-world behavior
and emotions without ever triggering
the users' awareness. They are completely clueless. Fake news spreads six times
faster than true news. We're being bombarded
with rumors. If everyone's entitled
to their own facts, there's no need for people
to come together. There's no need
for people to interact. We have less control
over who we are and what we really believe. If you want to control
the population of a country, there has never been a tool
as effective as Facebook.

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We built these things, and we have a responsibility
to change it. The intention could be, "How do we make
the world better?" If technology creates
mass chaos, loneliness, more polarization,
more election hacking, more inability to focus
on the real issues, we're toast. This is checkmate
on humanity..

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