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Facebook Official Response to Splitting Companies'Appeal: No Benefit for Problem Solving

via:博客园     time:2019/5/13 13:09:47     readed:128


Tencent Technology News, according to foreign media reports, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes (ChrisHughes) last week sent a letter calling on regulators to split Facebook, and said

In fact, there has been a long-standing argument about the splitting up of technology giants like Facebook. In March, presidential candidates, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas called for federal anti-trust action against Facebook, and Warren even proposed to separate Instagram and WhatsApp from Facebook.

Facebook has responded to growing calls for a break-up of the technology giant.

Nick Clegg (NickClegg), Facebook's vice president for global affairs and communications, told CNN reporter Ryan Stert (BrianStelter) on Sunday:

Before Clegg's comments, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes published a long commentary in the New York Times last week urging regulators to break up the company.

Hughes points out in the article that Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook (MarkZuckerberg, who was also Hughes' college roommate) almost has

Hughes added:

On Sunday, Senator Kamala Harris said,

In Europe, calls for breaking the monopoly of social media are also growing.

Instead of looking for a better option to split Facebook, Mr. Clegg said, global lawmakers and regulators work with Facebook to develop

As early as March this year, Zuckerberg in a column called on regulators to play a role in the development of Internet rules

Zuckerberg believes that governments and regulators should also be involved in monitoring Internet content only by the enterprise itself, which has too much responsibility and burden.

He wrote at the time:

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