Published: Thu, April 12, 2018
Money | By Armando Alvarado

Mark Zuckerberg Seemingly Hints At A Paid Version Of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Seemingly Hints At A Paid Version Of Facebook

"Mark Zuckerberg spent the entire on Washington, DC, preparing for this meeting and you could tell", said Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher, reporting from the USA capital.

On top of all that, the hearing saw the Facebook CEO claim to have no knowledge knowledge of Palantir's involvement with the Cambridge Analytica scandal, reveal that some Facebook employees have been interviewed by the special counsel's office as part of Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, state that the company still was not sure of the full extent of Russia's and him being probed about Facebook's perceived political bias toward right-wing content.

Technology companies have stumbled as investors wondered if the government will implement tighter regulations on technology companies.

"We didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility, and that was a big mistake", he said.

"Senator, we run ads", Zuckerberg said with a smile.

He admitted "we have made a lot of mistakes" and "I'm sorry", adding: "I started Facebook when I was in college".

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his Facebook data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties, a reference to the Cambridge Analytica scandal that has rocked his company over the past several weeks.

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The founder of Facebook has told USA senators that his company in an "arms race" with Russian Federation.

"We believe it is entirely possible that there will be a connection there", Zuckerberg said when asked if there was overlap between Cambridge Analytica's harvested user data and the political propaganda pushed by the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency during the 2016 presidential election.

"We continue to have these abuses and these data breaches, but at the same time, it doesn't seem like future activities are prevented", DeGette responded.

"They're going to keep on getting better at this - and we need to invest to keep getting better at this too".

What's next: This was the first of two hearings on Zuckerberg's schedule. Facebook confirmed to Wired that the app requested access to the inbox using the "read_mailbox" permission.

If you thought the torrent of Cambridge Analytica revelations might finally be coming to an end, we have bad news for you. "With all of the data exchanged over Facebook and other platforms, users deserve to know how their information is shared and secured". Cornyn said apologies are "not enough" and suggested that legislation could eventually be needed to give consumers more control over their own data privacy.

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