What with data privacy scandals, fake news and Russian interference, Facebook finds itself in the middle of a growing storm. An increasing number of voices in US politics – as well as in economic and legal circles – have started to call for the breakup of the internet giant. Now Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus. He makes his case in a New York Times op-ed, which has become an instant must-read for anybody interested in the debate about the role of government in the social media space.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why Facebook’s dominance is dangerous and
- How the government should regulate Facebook.
About the Author
Chris Hughes is a former roommate of Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard and a co-founder of Facebook.