Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in April 2018. Photo: AP

Mark Zuckerberg’s power is ‘unprecedented and un-American’, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says, calling for social media network to be broken up

  • Platform is facing increasing scrutiny from regulators worldwide over privacy, hate speech and misinformation issues
  • Company is seeking to settle year-old investigation by US authorities and expects to spend up to US$5 billion on penalty
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in April 2018. Photo: AP
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook with possible US$5 billion fine

  • As Federal Trade Commission looks to take unprecedented action against the social media giant, Congress is looking into their operations
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
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