Brian Armstrong @brian_armstrong Co-founder & CEO at @Coinbase Co-founder @GiveCrypto Building an open financial system for the world. Join us: coinbase.com/careers Oct. 19, 2019 1 min read

Wow, well said.

Zuck's speech makes some great points. People are upset with Facebook because it has given a voice to people they disagree with. But this is nothing new - so did the printing press and the town square, and these have been net good for society.

Facebook is not going to solve all of humanities differences - it is just a new communication medium, holding a mirror up to ourselves - we don't always like what we see.

We don't blame radio, television, or newspapers when people share contrarian or untrue views.

Every company operating in one of those mediums has responsibility to prevent abuse - but if you watch his talk, it gives a sense of how challenging that problem is. Easy to criticize, difficult to solve in practice.


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