Only way to curb Facebook is to break it up

12th May, 2019

Last week, one of Facebook’s founders, Chris Hughes, took to the pages of the New York Times to argue that it was time to break up the social media giant. Given his involvement in the company and his personal knowledge of fellow founder Mark Zuckerberg, it is a call we should listen to.

Hughes’s argument covered familiar ground – “the sloppy privacy practices that dropped tens of millions of users’ data into a...

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