Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report

America's many thirty-somethings

Jun 20, 2019

Latest Episodes

Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Corner Office from Marketplace
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Tech
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

How Mark Zuckerberg wants the U.S. government to regulate Facebook

Kai Ryssdal, Bennett Purser, and Liz Sanchez Apr 1, 2019
Share Now on:
HTML EMBED:
COPY
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Post, which details the procedures he would like the government to use as its regulation standard.
David Ramos/Getty Images

Between the data scandals to the spread of fake news, Facebook has seen better days. The social network’s recent mishaps with user data is why CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Post, which details the policy procedures he would like the government to use as its regulation standard. To unravel some of these privacy policies, Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal called Mike Isaac of the New York Times. Isaac wrote an annotated analysis of Zuckerberg’s post, which included four main policy areas: harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability. The plan was “self-serving,” and might protect Facebook from, say, a tech breakup.

“So I think the biggest worry for Facebook right now is this looming suspicion that regulators might look back on the past 10 years and be, like, ‘Wow, you know Facebook has acquired Instagram, they acquired WhatsApp, they have basically what might be called a monopoly on social networking,’ ” Isaac said. “So will they be able to look back at this and maybe retroactively even breakup the companies?”

Click the audio player above to hear the interview.

If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air.  But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.

Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.

When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.

Make a good investment!

Looking for a great deal?
Get ALL THREE of our new thank-you gifts when you donate $120.

This is a limited time offer – so act soon!