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Facebook Is Too Big to Be Controlled

Ahead of another election, Mark Zuckerberg’s company is under pressure not to spread fake news again. But that’s an impossible ask.

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee.
With an image of himself on a screen in the background, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Once again, Mark Zuckerberg was back on Capitol Hill to defend his company.

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Trevor Timm

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Trevor Timm is the executive director of Freedom of the Press Foundation. His writing has appeared the New York Times, the Guardian, and the Intercept.

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