The hearings came almost a month after news broke that Cambridge Analytica, a data firm with ties to President Donald Trump's campaign, accessed information from as many as 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge.
During his testimony to the House on Wednesday, April 11, Zuckerberg acknowledged that his personal data had been stolen by Cambridge Analytica. Cambridge Analytica's activities affected roughly 5.6 lakh users in India, after around 335 people in India downloaded an app called mydigitallife, and 87 million users worldwide, according to the tech giant.
Experts say Facebook has made it technically untenable to take your data elsewhere.
This will help you share the limited amount of information you want with every individual that exists on your friends list.
While this recent development may have brought forth further doubts regarding Facebook and its user growth and engagement, along with more demand for a GDPR-type of regulation in the USA, we're still confident that the firm is more likely to endure the short-term impact of the data breach issue and at this point don't expect a significant long-term negative effect on Facebook's platform and operations.
"You are using Facebook to hurt people", he told Zuckerberg. It also would allow customers to opt out of having their data sold. University researchers have tried to figure out how to make that data portable, but failed because Facebook keeps changing the public-facing software required.
After all, they could have asked some real questions. "So at the end of the day we have community standards that are written out, and and try to be very clear about what is acceptable".
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"You put up pictures of two women and decide which one was a better, more attractive of the two, is that right?"
"Nothing is unsafe about that", Zuckerberg replied, explaining that these were mistakes. Zuckerberg has said that his company was in a constant battle with Russian operators seeking to exploit the platform.
Larry Buschon, a Republican from IN, brought up a concern about Facebook listening IN on people's conversations.
On a question if Facebook has a political bias, he said the platform's goal was not to engage in political speech.
Zuckerberg admitting that Cambridge Analytica had accessed his private information isn't the only recent revelation about the Facebook co-founder. He also said that the firm will be increasing resources to investigate apps and take appropriate actions.
Picture: other What is Congress trying to find out from Zuckerberg? He initially attempted to dismiss her concerns about the use of user data with advertisers with a refrain heard over and over during the two days of testimony: "We don't sell data to advertisers".
The company has always denied these allegations.
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"Congress is good at two things: doing nothing, and overreacting", Rep. Billy Long, a Republican representing Missouri, told Zuckerberg in a hearing Wednesday. Facebook recently moved to label all political and issues ads. "Through those tools, Facebook is able to collect information from all of us", she said, referring to Facebook "Like" buttons that appear on many websites.
The company does this by using different techniques integrated into pages around the web.
Zuckerberg says he doesn't think Facebook has a monopoly.
Zuckerberg admitted they do, stating "In general we collect data on people who are not signed up for Facebook for security purposes".
Near the end of the session, Debbie Dingell, a Democrat from MI criticised Zuckerberg's lack of knowledge of his own company.
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