The World Wants to Regulate Facebook, But It’s Going to Need a Nudge

Image by Jonah Inserra.

Last month, the first real waves of a potential regulatory hurricane beseeched big tech’s seemingly impenetrable sea wall. The attack came in the form of a $5 billion dollar fine levied against social media behemoth Facebook, the abrupt culmination of a 16-month long investigation by the FTC. More than just a loud conclusion of a single investigation, the fine rode the…