From the good folks at College Humor we have an amusing parody of the Matrix franchise which enlightens us to the fact that Facebook isn’t free and tells us exactly how much it costs! What it doesn’t tell us is where to send the check. Or rather, what is to be done if we’re disturbed by this new knowledge. Although, honestly, positing a remedy for this state of affairs is beyond the scope of such a short work. I guess it’s up to us to start working on the sequel.
It features a brief cameo by Ethan Zuckerman (credited with proposing the “cute cat theory of digital activism”) whose MIT Center for Citizen Media, may provide some pointers. [Read more…]