James Eglinton comments on the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal

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Op-ed article offering a theological critique of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, noting that while Mark Zuckerberg has publicly claimed Facebook to be a substitute church, it appears more as a near-omniscient substitute deity.

Period11 Mar 2018

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleFacebook wants to play God but users are losing faith
    Media name/outletThe Times
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Producer/AuthorJames Eglinton
    PersonsJames Eglinton


  • Facebook
  • social media
  • religion
  • theology
  • church
  • God
  • Cambridge Analytica
  • big data