One of Facebook’s creators is calling on the government to break up the social media giant. Chris Hughes helped Mark Zuckerberg found Facebook in their Harvard dorm room in 2004. Hughes left Facebook in 2007. In a New York Times opinion piece posted Thursday, Hughes writes he’s angry that, in his view, Zuckerberg’s “focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks.” He calls Zuckerberg’s power “unprecedented and un-American.” The company has more than 6 billion monthly active users across its platforms, which also include WhatsApp and Instagram. Hughes joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why he chose to speak out about his concerns.
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