Tuesday, September 13, 2016

FB and an inconic image

The iconic Vietnam War image of a young naked girl fleeing a napalm attack was first removed then put back online by FB after protests about FB abusing editorial privilege. Espen Egil Hansen, the editor of Aftenposten, Norway's largest newspaper, wrote a protest letter to Mark Zuckerberg. Hansen is happy about the result of his letter, but remains concerned, as do others, about FB's power and impact in deciding what should and shouldn't be online. Read more about it here http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37318040

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