How Overenthusiasm for Tech Led to an Era of Oversharing and Data Scandals

This started a decade before Cambridge Analytica

As an industry, we are at an important inflection point. We’ve lost trust in the technologies that promised to improve the way we communicate with each other. We took mottos like Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” at face value and blindly followed the hype—and frankly, the dollars—to the point we’re at today. And now we must face the music.