(Worthy News) - Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, appeared before lawmakers for the first time on Tuesday to answer questions about how his social networking juggernaut handles its 2.2 billion users’ private data, as well as the role the company played in Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election.
The 33-year-old tech titan faced an onslaught of 44 senators from the chamber’s Judiciary and Commerce committees — all eager to maximize their allotted five minutes for grilling the witness.
Zuckerberg had at least a few friendly faces stationed outside on the Capitol lawn — but they were all his own. A 100-strong infantry of life-sized cutouts bearing the Facebook chief’s likeness were stationed there as part of an activist campaign to halt the spread of misinformation on social media. [ Source: Politico (Read More...) ]
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