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Facebook is not your friend

28 Mar 2012
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Facebook has more than 845 million active users per month and the number is growing steadily. But is Facebook really your friend?

Critics say it destroys the notion of privacy and devalues friendship. But Facebook fans see the social networking site as a tool that enhances life and creates a true global village. Coming up on Big Ideas: an Intelligence Squared debate from the UK.

Guests

Baroness Susan Greenfield
Scientist, writer, broadcaster, and member of the House of Lords
Albert Wenger
IT expert and partner at Union Square Ventures whose portfolio includes Twitter and Tumblr
Ben Hammersley
Editor-at-large of Wired magazine
Lewis Iwu
Program director at Debate Mate, a peer-to-peer debate program, former World University debating champion and imminent trainee at law firm Slaughter and May
Tony Curzon Price
Editor of openDemocracy
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2012
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