Founders Fund partner blames social media’s role in electing President Trump

By November 15, 2016Uncategorized
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SILICON VALLEY — Venture capitalist and Founders Fund partner Geoff Lewis blames social media, which his boss, Peter Thiel, made billions on, for the rise of Donald Trump and the polarization of the country.

“I’m a part of the problem,” Lewis wrote in an article on Medium over the weekend. “Where I work, in the Silicon Valley venture capital industry, the most appealing businesses to invest in remain these social media centric companies, for they are so engaging, so addictive, that they…