Mark Zuckerberg makes SHOCKING revelations in his testimony to Congress

In his first formal appearance since the whole facebook data breach issue, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered many questions related to the privacy and security lapses.

Mark Zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg makes SHOCKING revelations in his testimony to Congress Source : Press

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, In his first formal congressional appearance, testified before Congress and disclosed working with Robert Mueller on Russian probe.

Mark took full personal responsibility for the leak of data angered lawmakers and the network's two billion users, while warning of an "arms race" against Russian disinformation during a high stakes face-to-face with US lawmakers.

Under mounting pressure over the breach of its user data by a British political consultant, Zuckerberg reiterated his apology for the historic hijacking, before being grilled over how Facebook collects and protects people's personal information.

He said, "It was my mistake, and I'm sorry. I started Facebook, I run it, and I'm responsible for what happens here. It's clear now that we didn't do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm, that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections, and hate speech, as well as developers and data privacy."

The 33-year-old CEO spoke of a constant struggle to guard against Russian manipulation of the Facebook platform to influence elections in the US and elsewhere.

He further clarified, "There are people in Russia whose job it is to try to exploit our systems and other internet systems and other systems as well. So this is an arms race. They're going to keep getting better and we need to invest in getting better at this too."

Zuckerberg has previously acknowledged the fact that Facebook failed to do enough to prevent the leak of disinformation during the last US presidential race.


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