Mark Zuckerberg Arrives on Capitol Hill
Headline Roundup April 9th, 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday for meetings with lawmakers, expressing contrition for his response to Russian election interference as well as for allowing widespread data mining. He will testify in front of Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Facebook founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg will strike an apologetic tone when he appears before Congress this week, expressing contrition for the website’s oversight of user data and its role in the 2016 election.
A year ago, Mark Zuckerberg was preparing to deliver the commencement speech at Harvard University. As well as a personal milestone, it was the kind of carefully choreographed, profoundly upbeat event at which he excels.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrived Monday on Capitol Hill contrite and apologetic, ahead of an expected grilling later this week before Congress -- and the threat of regulations -- after the social media giant allowed a data-mining company to get the personal information from at least 87 million users.