Facebook moves towards… privacy?
Today, Mark Zuckerburg announced a shift in Facebook’s focus to privacy-centered platforms.
“I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and their messages and content won’t stick around forever.”
More from Axios on this new announcement:
Why it matters: “That would mark a sharp reversal for Facebook, which has grown into one of the world’s wealthiest companies by inventing exotic new methods of personal data collection,” The Verge’s Casey Newton writes.
What they’re saying: “#1 reason to be suspicious of Zuckerberg’s privacy manifesto today … It doesn’t say how Facebook is going to make money in a world where it respects our privacy,” WashPost tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler tweets.
Read the full story at Axios.