Former Facebook Exec Says Social Media Is Ripping Society Apart

“If you feed the beast, that beast will destroy you.”

There are plenty of voices decrying the pernicious effects of social media on society, but when one of those voices is…

“I feel tremendous guilt,” Palihapitiya, currently the CEO of Social Capital and owner of the Golden State Warriors, said. “I think we all knew in the back of our minds — even though we feigned this whole line that there probably aren’t any really bad unintended consequences — I think in the back deep, deep recesses of our minds, we kind of knew something bad could happen, but I think the way we defined it was not like this.”