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Congress has warned Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook Inc. chief executive, that the era of self-regulation for social media is likely over, following Facebook’s data breach and Russia’s use of the social-media behemoth in its disinformation campaign during the 2016 presidential election. Zuckerberg agreed regulation is inevitable, even desirable. But how far it should go — and the implications for his company’s $55 billion in projected revenue this year — are far from settled.

Source: Bloomberg Technology

Date: April 12th, 2018

Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-12/here-s-how-washington-could-really-unfriend-facebook-quicktake

Discussion

1) Why might the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zickerberg, believe regulation of Facebook is “desirable”?

2) Should social media be regulated?

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