Worth a read:
https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/29/fa...project-atlas/Facebook is particularly interested in what teens do on their phones as the demographic has increasingly abandoned the social network in favor of Snapchat, YouTube and Facebooks acquisition Instagram. Insights into how popular with teens is Chinese video music app TikTok and meme sharing led Facebook to launch a clone called Lasso and begin developing a meme-browsing feature called LOL, TechCrunch first reported. But Facebooks desire for data about teens riles critics at a time when the company has been battered in the press. Analysts on tomorrows Facebook earnings call should inquire about what other ways the company has to collect competitive intelligence.
If traditional media was so callous it would probably be prosecuted for inciting harmful acts.
The burden to manage social media will only increase in the next few years