Justine Limpitlaw is an electronic communications lawyer and a visiting adjunct professor at a leading academic center focused on I.C.T. ecosystem policy and practice at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. She is a South African member of Facebook’s ad hoc International Advisory Panel and was a public contributor to the Facebook Oversight Board’s case on the suspension of Donald J. Trump’s Facebook account.
We’re all at risk of being radicalized by Facebook. Do these 3 things to resist (if you don’t want to delete your account)
The quietening of the middle—of the many reasonable voices that can disagree but respectfully so; of the many ordinary people contributing to the marketplace of ideas, not burning it down—is a terrible side-effect of Facebook’s business model.