Geert Lovink is a media theorist and internet critic and the author of Zero Comments, Networks Without a Cause, Social Media Abyss, and Sad by Design: On Platform Nihilism. He founded the Institute of Network Cultures at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and teaches at the European Graduate School. He stopped using Facebook in 2010.
This Is Why We Cry: From “Sad by Design: On Platform Nihilism”
LARB presents an excerpt from “Sad by Design: On Platform Nihilism” by Geert Lovink....