Investors started last year full of optimism and ended it surrounded by doom and gloom. This year seems to have started in a bleak mood. So how likely is it that it will end on a positive note?
Facebook’s troubles were to be expected. The company’s main ambition has always been to harvest, use and even, in some self-confessed instances, manipulate information about people based on finding out and studying their emotions. To achieve this, it would even turn down business from people who do not want to share their personal details with it.