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Opinion

Nothing to 'like' about Facebook's impact on Asian democracy

Social media platform gives strongmen leaders power to silence opposing voices

| India
Narendra Modi, left, embraces Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California, in September 2015: Facebook plays right into Modi's hands in the company's biggest market.   © AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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