It is time to break up Facebook, says co-founder Chris Hughes

Mark Zuckerberg Photographer: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Chris Hughes, who co-founded Facebook Inc. with Mark Zuckerberg from their Harvard dorm room, said the company has become too powerful and influential and should be broken up.

“Mark’s power is unprecedented and un-American,” Hughes wrote Thursday in an opinion piece in the New York Times. “It is time to break up Facebook.”

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