With friends like these… A critique of Facebook from 2008
In the mid-to-late 2010s Big Tech was accepted as being a potentially nefarious force in the world; harvesting and selling our data, causing pointless addictions to cat memes and generally ruining our lives. But Tom Hodgkinson saw it all coming. Writing in the Guardian in 2008, he warned against all the charms of Social media, Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley.
From The Guardian