Facebook is coding a whole new class system | Arwa Mahdawi

Forget income – the new class signifiers are internet-connected devices and home ownership, according to the social networkIf you do your shopping on Ocado and have a penchant for avocados, you’re probably fairly posh, right? In the worst-case scenario, you’re at least moderately middle-class, surely? Once upon a time, that was almost certainly true, but I’m afraid I’m here to burst your Boden-lined bubble and tell you that everything you know about class is outdated and irrelevant. Facebook is coding a whole new class system and, well, you’re going to...

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By: The Guardian - Tuesday, 13 February

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