Graham initially had difficulty getting a straight answer. "What do they know about my children and my grandchildren?" said a woman who identified herself as Alison.
He kept his cool as he answered five hours of questions from 44 US senators, who were trying to decide whether Congress should intervene with regulations on Facebook. A new public opinion survey after Tuesday's Senate hearing indicated 66 percent of the 1,000 people questioned like Facebook, but 55 percent don't trust the social network.
"You don't feel like you have a monopoly?" The furore over the activities of Cambridge Analytica and its links to political parties in India highlights the perils of data breach, fraudulent invasion of privacy and manipulation of personal details of the social media users.
SELYUKH: Zuckerberg kept repeating that Facebook is doing a massive audit of tens of thousands of apps connected to Facebook.
Ted Cruz has identified the central problem with Facebook.
"What we need to do is build more AI tools that can proactively find that content".
It's not an app for sharing cat pictures and political propaganda, although it's that for some people. Nevertheless, this confession has given rise to some distressing concerns about the platform and a lingering question - is anyone's data on Facebook safe at all?. Rep. Robert Latta (R-OH) was among several House members who interrogated Zuckerberg about whether Facebook had abided by its terms. That's the business model.Читайте также: Asesinan a candidata a diputada por el Verde en Michoacán
Outrage ensued after it was revealed that close to 87 million users' personal data was accessed by British consulting firm Cambridge Analytica without their consent.
"This is censorship", she added. Cambridge Analytica did work for the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, but a spokesperson for the Trump campaign told ABC News in a statement that the campaign used the RNC for its voter data and not Cambridge Analytica.
He was said to have told US-based vice president of global policy management Monika Bickert, and global deputy chief privacy officer Stephen Deadman the Government would "hold their feet to the fire" until they addressed a "spectrum of issues" where they fell short.
Many people couldn't believe that US lawmakers who regulate technology have such a loose grasp on how things work. Obviously, Zuckerberg knows Spider-Man's dictum: "With great power comes great responsibility". The social media mogul spoke with pride about Facebook's ability to connect people for the common good but admitted the company has not been proactive in safeguarding its users from misuse of data or those sowing malign messages.
Mark Zuckerberg survived his first grilling by Congress. The second round is proving more difficult.
Facebook didn't immediately respond to a request for additional comment. "In general, we collect data of people who have not signed up for Facebook for security purposes", he said.
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