This senator grilled Mark Zuckerberg with personal questions to prove a point about privacy pic.twitter.com/nuaBGeqpCq
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) April 10, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg is now living out every young person's worst nightmare: trying to explain how tech stuff works to the nation's elderly
— Robby Soave (@robbysoave) April 10, 2018
So to get things straight, Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of a committee full of his own donors, while not under oath, which netted nothing except scripted questions while wasting taxpayer money.
The usual swampy day in Washington 🙈🙄
— PinkAboutIt 🇺🇸 (@Pink_About_it) April 10, 2018
Ted Cruz: “How can I prevent people from seeing porn I like?”
Mark Zuckerberg: “Senator, that’s Twitter." pic.twitter.com/0xvy95XeZy
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) April 10, 2018
Today I questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook’s past censorship of conservative groups. I asked if the same actions had ever been taken against liberal groups, but did not get an answer. pic.twitter.com/IEuad3uJk5
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) April 10, 2018
It's absurd that people criticize high school students for talking about gun control policy but are cool with having 80-year-olds question Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook, online privacy and AI.
— Tommy Vietor (@TVietor08) April 10, 2018
This hearing isn't Mark Zuckerberg knocking it out of the park. It's revealing that many of our elected officials have an extremely limited understanding of one of the most important companies in the world. Yikes.
— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) April 10, 2018
SEE "MARK ROBOT"…..Mark Zuckerberg Testimony: Senators Question Facebook’s Commitment to Privacy https://t.co/brWDXw8Gxh
— Scribe (@BarbaraHewson) April 10, 2018
Are the Senate committee members going to grill Mark Zuckerberg about Instagram’s decision to ditch the chronological feed
— Vasu Patel (@vasupatel6) April 10, 2018
At one point, Putin suggested that other ethnic groups may have been involved.“Maybe they’re not even Russians,” he said. “Maybe they’re Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews, just with Russian citizenship. Even that needs to be checked. Maybe they have dual citizenship. Or maybe a green card. Maybe it was the Americans who paid them for this work. How do you know? I don’t know.”Putin’s comment caught the attention of the Anti-Defamation League.CNN (March 2017)
Sen. Feinstein is asking Zuckerberg, pointedly, about what it is doing to try and avoid another Russian election ads scenario. Zuckerberg said that one of his greatest regrets running Facebook is not identifying Russian “information operations” around the 2016 election fast enough. (“Information operations” is code for fake news and Russian propaganda aimed at hurting public discourse.) When Feinstein asked when he first became aware of those efforts, Zuckerberg said it was “right around the time of the 2016 election itself.”-Recode
The FBI is also looking at whether Cohen violated any banking or wire transfer laws by using a personal bank loan to pay off Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford.
Russian stocks suffered their worst day since 2014 as fears over recently-imposed U.S. Treasury sanctions swept the country. Monday saw Russia’s main share index, the dollar-denominated RTS, crash 11.4 percent while the ruble fell 4.5 percent against the dollar on Tuesday.-CNBC
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