Brokebook ImageImageImageImage
It’s weird how pervasive the broken FB trope has been, and for how long
One of these comes from an article of mine from 4 years ago.…
And one is from today.…
Forget it. I'll never find all the broken-FB memes.

But maybe there needs to be a meme for "unfixable Facebook" ImageImageImage
Maybe brokenness is not critique; it's Facebook's chosen aesthetic. As in Facebook moves fast and breaks things, including nations, journalism, our spirits, the idea of truth.

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