Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes is now lobbying to break up the social media giant


A few weeks ago Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook wrote an NY Times op-ed why the company needs to be broken up. Since then Hughes, who left the social media giant in 2007 and cashed out his nearly $500 million worth of stock, has been making the rounds in the nation’s capital to press the case for breaking up the social network. In meetings with lawmakers, he is going so far as to "[present] a 39-page slide deck that makes a point-by-point legal case for breaking up the social network, drawing on decades of antitrust law precedent."


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