1. It creates the illusion of you being productive, that what you do matters; when in fact the opposite is true, it is a real life ‘simulator’.
2. It sells your personnel information to the highest bidder; even your sexual orientation has some monetary value. Everything you ‘like’ or ‘do’ is quantified and correlated and sold to fantastically unethical multinationals.
3. You remember that embarrassing encounter? That drunken mistake? Fear not Facebook remembers, and will kindly demonstrate it with a host of comprehensive, annotated pictures to all your friends and enemies alike.
4. A manipulated news feed; which amounts to a continual plethora of spam before you, at the cost of seeing nothing that you actually want to see.
5. It has addictive qualities in line with that of heroine, this opium of the masses however is a legal one, but no less insidious.
“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” – Aldous Huxley