Facebook’s promise was to create a more open and connected world. FRONTLINE
found that multiple warnings about the platform’s negative impact on privacy and democracy were eclipsed by Facebook’s relentless pursuit of growth. Facebook Delimma (Part 1) Facebook Delimma (Part 2)
In Part 2, Brad Parscale, digital director for the Trump campaign and now for the 2020 re-election campaign, was interviewed. Brad stated:
I spent $100m on a platform and I wanted a manual. Facebook said there was no manual. So they came to show me how to use Facebook to target users.
One major question I have: Where did that $100m dollars come from?
That is A LOT of money to spend on a platform to win an election.