What Facebook Boss Plans To Tell US Lawmakers Today Over Data Scandal
Founder and CEO of social media giant, Facbook, Mark Zuckerberg has been under fire for allowing some people get access to millions of users’ data and misusing them.
To this end, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Zuckerberg will be answering questions on the privacy breach before American lawmakers.
But here is what he plans to tell them, according to a statement released on Monday.
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He plans to tell the congressmen that Facebook was his creation, he owns it and all the troubles that the social network that has helped propagate.
According to the Daily Beast, Zuckerberg wrote that it was “clear now that we didn’t do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm as well. That goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections, and hate speech, as well as developers and data privacy.”
“It was my mistake, and I’m sorry,” he added.
“I started Facebook, I run it, and I’m responsible for what happens here.”
According to Zuckerberg’s testimony, he will give lawmakers a rundown of how the Cambridge Analytica scandal unraveled, and how the company is investigating, auditing, and banning Facebook apps that improperly used data.
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