Friday, November 10, 2017
Sean Parker Says Facebook Was Designed to Be Addictive
Sean Parker, the billionaire early Facebook investor and Napster founder, says Mark Zuckerberg knowingly created a monster with addictive social media.
Parker, speaking at an Axios event, pulled back the curtain on Facebook's early days, saying it was designed to consume people.
And all this time everyone thought it was designed for people to consume.
Nope, all the sharing and liking were used like a drug to get people hooked on checking Facebook non-stop. "How do we consume as much of your time and conscious attention as possible," said Parker, referring to Facebook's earliest mission.
"God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains," Parker said...http://adage.com/article/digital/sean-parker-worries-facebook-rotting-children-s-brains/311238/