It’s Time to Break Up Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg is a good guy. But the company I helped him build is a threat to our economy and democracy.

New York Times Opinion
May 10 · 24 min read
Photos: Jessica Chou for The New York Times (Zuckerberg); Damon Winter/The New York Times (Hughes)

By Chris Hughes

The last time I saw Mark Zuckerberg was in the summer of 2017, several months before the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke. We met at Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., office and drove to his…

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