Have We Reached Peak Facebook?

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Global activists of Avaaz, set up cardboard cutouts of Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, on which is written 'Fix Fakebook', in front of the European Union headquarters in Brussels, on May 22, 2018, as they call attention to what the groups says are hundreds of millions of fake accounts still spreading disinformation on Facebook.  (Photo: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images)

Last week Facebook Inc. suffered the largest one-day market loss ever recorded for a U.S. listed company, after disclosing diminishing revenues and a stagnant user base. Facebook's financial woes are just the latest in a litany of scandals and setbacks for the company: Mark Zuckerberg's questionable comments about Holocaust denial, recent reports that WhatsApp, a subsidiary of Facebook, helped spread misinformation that incited lynchings in India, and the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach. Forum looks back at Facebook's tumultuous past two years and discusses the companies recent challenges. And we want to hear from you: have you changed how you use Facebook or any of its companies? Is the company in your good graces these days?

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Nicholas Thompson, editor in chief, Wired

Sarah Frier, tech reporter, Bloomberg News

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