Roger McNamee hit out at Facebook officials comparing them to the Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels by a former investor.
McNamee also compared the company’s methods to those of Edward Bernays, the ‘father of public’ relations who promoted smoking for women.
Speaking in Washington, the former investor said everyone was now ‘in one degree or another addicted’ to the site while he feared the platform was causing people to swap real relationships for phony ones.
And he likened the techniques of the techniques of the company to Bernay and Hitler’s public relations minister.
‘In order to maintain your attention they have taken all the techniques of Edward Bernays and Joseph Goebbels, and all of the other people from the world of persuasion, and all the big ad agencies, and they’ve mapped it onto an all-day product with highly personalised information in order to addict you,’ McNamee said.
“Facebook and Google act like opiates for many users”, investor Roger McNamee says McNamee said in an August Interview with CNBC you can Watch HERE
“I invested early in Google and Facebook. Now they terrify me”. He said in an article from USA Today you can read HERE