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Is Facebook´s centralization of power a threat to democracy?
Facebook is a social networking site created by Mark Zuckerberg, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin and Chris Hughes. The site was founded in 2004 and since then, the popularity of using the site has been improved. During the us presidential election in 2016, there has been assumptions that Facebook helped manipulate the campaign. Furthermore, is Facebooks centralization of power a threat to democracy?

The data analysis firm called Cambridge Analytica has been connected to Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign. The firm has been accused of improperly obtaining data on 50 million user profiles threw the social network. Cambridge Analytica touted its ability to predict how people would vote based on their social media profiles and claimed that it helped swing the 2016 election in Trump´s favor. 
It all started when researchers in Cambridge University of Psychometric Center gained access to the data of Facebook u…

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