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Can we build a better Facebook?

Facebook is learning that with great power comes great responsibility. The social network took too long to understand the influence it wields - and so did its users.

When we visit Facebook, it is not because we are giving a vote of confidence to its owners' ability to shape elections or adjudicate on whether news is real or fake. We go there to look at photos, get invited to parties and connect with friends.

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