By George Cassidy Payne
Original Source: buffalonews.com
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s earlier idealism has worn off. But he still views social media as a force for good in the world, an indispensable tool of communication, commerce and even democracy itself.
Most of the information online is not only unnecessary, but misleading, intentionally divisive, and, as we are learning, manipulated by algorithms that even the web engineers whodesigned them cannot control.