Does Facebook Enable or Encourage Criminals?

Some definitions before the story:

Enable:

  1. to make able; give power, means, competence, or ability to:
  2. to make possible or easy:

Encourage:

  1. to inspire with courage, spirit, or confidence:
  2. to stimulate by assistance, approval, etc.:

Enable is more passive. In the case of online criminality, it would be merely providing the platform that makes crime possible. Encourage is active. Here it would be…

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Addison Smith

Addison Smith

I’m an LGBTQ+ DEI educator, activist, and writer living in the Midwest with my cat. Call me Addi. They/She. Booking and more info at https://addisonsagenda.com