Facebook unironically announces new 'privacy-focused platform'

Yesterday Mark Zuckerberg revealed his new “privacy-focused vision for social networking” in a brief manifesto which indirectly acknowledges the company’s previous failures. The vision is based on a privacy-centric platform the company claims will be built openly and in consultation with experts across various fields. Presumably this is all after it’s finished doing everything it can to fight privacy laws.

The post claims to be authored by the ‘Zucc himself, and it’s a delightful mix of slightly confused metaphors and a revisionist narrative painting Facebook as a champion for privacy even as it acknowledges its repeated failures. Read MoreFacebook unironically announces new ‘privacy-focused platform’ was written by the awesome team at Android Police.