Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg: What we can learn from Facebook going offline

Bob Sirott

FILE – This Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 file photo shows the mobile phone app logos for, from left, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp in New York. Nearly all Americans agree that the rampant spread of misinformation is a problem. Most also think individual users, along with social media companies, bear a good deal of blame for the situation. That’s according to a new poll from The Pearson Institute and the Associated Press—NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joined Bob Sirott to talk about what the six hours of Facebook being offline meant for users. People who run businesses on WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook could not contact their customers which forced them to shut down the business for the day. Scott also warns Facebook users about quizzes on the platform, which could be scams.

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