Mark Zuckerberg urges people to take action against backlash to globalization
- Mark Zuckerberg has warned of a growing backlash against globalisation and urged people to respond by building a "global community" instead of "sitting around being upset".
The Facebook founder was speaking as he published a 5,800 word essay on the future of social media and the global economy.
"Every year, the world got more connected and this was seen as a positive trend. Yet now, across the world there are people left behind by globalisation, and movements for withdrawing from global connection", he wrote.
"There are questions about whether we can make a global community that works for everyone, and whether the path ahead is to connect more or reverse course."
In an interview with BBC News to coincide with the essay, which was posted on his Facebook page, Mr Zuckerberg said leaders had failed to foresee the negative consequences of global changes.(Excerpt) Read more at: independent.co.uk ...
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