Medical Futurist September 7, 2021
Data privacy scandals, help in rigging elections, spreading fake news on COVID and vaccines: Facebook has been through a lot and users are not happy with the social media giant’s performance. However, Mark Zuckerberg’s company does not only have a political and social impact, but it’s also getting quite relevant in healthcare.
We looked around what Facebook currently does in healthcare and evaluated whether those are viable ways to follow in the future.
Facebook: from trust issues to healthcare
The social media machine built on “sophisticated, computer-driven engines for extracting users’ personal information and data trails“, found itself in the middle of social and political debates as it failed to take into consideration its influence on its users – be it...