Last week The Guardian reported that Facebook had been accused of, "... abdicating its responsibility to clamp down on fake news stories and counter the echo chamber that defined this [US] election".

But should Facebook be accountable for the US Election result? Some interesting remarks by the Facebook CEO on the difficulty of bypassing people's interests on reading what they want to read. It's hard to squarely blame the social media giant, but more openness on their algorithm wouldn't go amiss.