Thursday February 20, 2020

The short answers: Facebook chief leaves MEPs frustrated

MEPs got to ask all their questions in one go at the start, but Zuckerberg batted many of them away - including those asking whether Facebook should be split up

23rd May, 2018
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg (L) and President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. Pic Getty

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg left MEPs fuming over unanswered questions at the end of a hearing that began with a mea culpa for the company’s recent privacy woes.

At a meeting at the European Parliament, Zuckerberg repeated what he has been telling every audience recently: that his company did not take a broad enough view of its responsibility for user data, fake news and foreign interference in elections and that he is sorry...

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