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In dealing with Facebook, ‘better late than never’ is not an option

By Kelly Bettan       

Citizens and governments are now more than aware of the need to better regulate social media platforms, and social media companies know they will have to co-operate.

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has been under fire for the company's inability to prevent the platform from being exploited by malicious actors to spread extremist, violent, or hateful content. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Earlier this month, Facebook co-founder, Chris Hughes, called for the tech giant to broken up, accusing Mark Zuckerberg of having raised “a Leviathan that crowds out entrepreneurship and restricts consumer choice.” 

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