Can Facebook be broken up? What you need to know

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  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wields so much power that even one of the social network’s co-founders thinks it’s both ‘unprecedented’ and ‘un-American.’ Chris Hughes, who co-founded Facebook with Zuckerberg while they were students at Harvard, called for the social network to be broken up in an op-ed published Thursday by The New York Times. ‘I’m angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks,’ Hughes wrote, referring to Facebook’s boss and major shareholder. ‘I’m disappointed in myself and the early Facebook team for not…

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