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    Watch Out, Mark! Twitter Ablaze Over Hillary Clinton's Desire to Be Facebook CEO

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    Speaking at Harvard University on Friday, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, didn’t hesitate to say that she wouldn’t mind running Facebook.

    When asked what company she would choose if she were to be a CEO, Hillary Clinton quickly replied “Facebook,” and gave reasons for her choice during an appearance at Harvard.

    “It’s the biggest news platform in the world. We can listen to really brilliant experienced writers like David Ignatius [Washington Post columnist] and try to keep up with the news, but most people in our country get their news, true or not, from Facebook,” Clinton explained.

    Social media users went bananas over her announcement, with many taking her words seriously…

    …while others supported her, calling on Mark Zuckerberg to “step aside”:

    Some turned to sarcasm, using an arsenal of the best gifs they had in store while reacting to her words:

    Since the 2016 election in the US, Facebook has faced a barrage of criticism for the role it allegedly played in spreading fake news, influencing the outcome of the vote.

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