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Mike C. Manning drops by to talk about the Mark Zuckerberg hearings

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It's been a decisive few days for the future of Facebook, the internet, and how we choose to share our information with the wider world around us. Mark Zuckerberg has been testifying before congress over the past few days concerning whether or not Facebook is culpable in the selling of information to outlets like Cambridge Analytica and other forces which helped sway the 2016 presidential election. However, will this new information cause users to drop Facebook in large numbers? That is the topic of discussion here on this episode of CircaPop Live, and we are joined by our hosts, Ryan Mitchell and Shira Lazar, and our special guest, actor and producer Mike C. Manning, of "God's Not Dead" and the upcoming Amazon film, "Ice the Movie".

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Well, on this subject the room is incredibly split. Ryan doesn't think this will impact Facebook's usership too much, because he thinks that people were completely aware of what Facebook has or hasn't done it. Shira, however, points out that a lot of users were caught fairly unaware by this, and even if Facebook told people that they were going to use their information for financial gain, this factoid was hidden pretty well by them. Mike agrees more with Ryan, saying that everyone has a right to privacy but Facebook users should have been aware. Shira points out the bigger issue -- this will change the way we interact with social media companies now that the trust in websites is completely gone. Much to think about.

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