Facebook: A conspiracy of moral ghouls harvesting human intimacy for ad dollars

A new article from Brian Phillips of the ringer titled The Cost of Living in Mark Zuckerberg’s Internet Empire: Facebook has long since shown itself to be a conspiracy of moral ghouls harvesting human intimacy for ad dollars; I don’t think I’ve ever read a better description of Facebook. Further down it gets even better: What’s on your mind is either a commodity for Mark Zuckerberg to sell or it is something else, something that belongs to you alone, and which of those alternatives you choose will go a long way toward defining the next decade of life on the internet.