Recommended Reading: ‘How do digital platforms shape our lives?’ (WEF blog post by Dr.Farida Vis and Pia Mancini)

The European Commission reported in 2011 that the largest amount of information on the Internet is produced in Social Networking Sites (European Commission, 2011). The frantic explosion of technological innovation makes users less able to keep up with changes that influence their ability to manage their online identity and makes protection of privacy one of the most crucial and controversial issues (King & Raja, 2012).

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Facebook in China: Mark Zuckerberg’s mission to change the (business) world

One year ago, during China’s senior executive official in charge of cybersecurity and internet policy (Lu Wei) visit in Silicon Valley, Mark Zuckerberg was quoted as saying that he had bought China’s President Xi Jinping book “The Governance of China” to his colleagues because he…”wanted them to understand socialism with Chinese characteristics”.

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