37 min

Don't Be Afraid To Break Things Land of the Giants

    • Technology

If our first episode brought you into the beginning of Zuckerberg’s vision for connecting at scale, this story is about the consequences of pursuing that vision at full speed. In the 2000s, Facebook made a big bet to become a platform for developers – and all social activity across the web. It would bring us FarmVille and “Log In With Facebook.” But years later, it would lead the company into one of its biggest scandals: Cambridge Analytica.

Hosted by Shirin Ghaffary (@shiringhaffary) and Alex Heath (@alexeheath)

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If our first episode brought you into the beginning of Zuckerberg’s vision for connecting at scale, this story is about the consequences of pursuing that vision at full speed. In the 2000s, Facebook made a big bet to become a platform for developers – and all social activity across the web. It would bring us FarmVille and “Log In With Facebook.” But years later, it would lead the company into one of its biggest scandals: Cambridge Analytica.

Hosted by Shirin Ghaffary (@shiringhaffary) and Alex Heath (@alexeheath)

Subscribe for free. Be the first to hear next week's episode by hitting the plus sign in your favorite podcast app

Follow @recode and @verge for more coverage of Meta and Big Tech


Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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