After Trump’s win, even some in Silicon Valley wonder: Has Facebook grown too influential?

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After Trump's win, even some in Silicon Valley wonder: Has Facebook grown too influential?

Hillary Clinton was the choice of nearly every American newspaper editorial board. It didn’t matter.

When it comes to influencing public opinion, the 2016 presidential election demonstrated with sobering effect the weakening role of traditional media and the ascendant power of social networks like Facebook.

Forty-four percent of Americans get their news from Facebook, according to…