Billionaire speculator George Soros published an opinion column in The New York Times on Friday, Jan. 31 calling for Mark Zuckerberg to be forced to relinquish control of Facebook, arguing that Facebook’s political decisions on political advertising were benefiting President Donald Trump. In a dispute that is more than a year old, Soros said Zuckerberg and CEO Sheryl Sandberg must relinquish control of Facebook, suggesting they should be forced to do so if necessary.

Soros wrote.“I think Mr. Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg realize that their interests are aligned: The president wins the election, Mr. Zuckerberg wins money,”

The billionaire mogul has been targeting Facebook since 2018, when he proclaimed the platform as a “threat” to society, claiming it was deliberately indoctrinating users.

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