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A Facebook executive has said social media is doing harm to society around the world. The is a man called Chamath Palihapitiya. He joined Facebook in 2007 and became a vice president. He was for increasing the number of Facebook had. Mr Palihapitiya said he feels very about getting more people to use social networks. He said the networks are destroying society because they are changing people's behavior. Twenty years ago, people talked to each other face to face. Today, people each other and do not talk. People also care about what other people think of . They post photos and wait to see how many people like the photo. They get very if people do not like the photo.

Mr Palihapitiya said people should take a break from social media so they can experience real . He wants people to value each other of valuing online "hearts, likes, and thumbs-up". Palihapitiya also points out how news is affecting how we see the world. It is becoming easier for large websites to spread . It is also becoming easier to hurt other people . Anyone can hide behind a fake user name and post lies about other people. Palihapitiya said this was a problem. He is worried about social media so that he has banned his children from using it. However, he did state that Facebook was a company. He said: "Of course, it's not all bad. Facebook does good in the world."

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