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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff calls for regulating social media like cigarettes — but the problem is more insidious than that

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said at the World Economic Forum that social media should be regulated like cigarettes. Psychology experts and tech executives claim the analogy is misguided. Digital technology, including social media, is now necessary for people to complete their jobs. Solutions must be based on personal empowerment, not top-down bans, they claim. At the World Economic Forum recently, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff drew a contentious analogy linking social media consumption to cigarette smoking.
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