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Live: Mark Zuckerberg testifies before senate

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With all the fuss over twitter with the #deletefacebook movement. The GDPR on its way and privacy in general. It is important to stay up to date with the latest news on data privacy.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Facebook users' data before the Senate Commerce and Judiciary committees.

Watch the video from day 1 here:

Watch the video from day 2 here:

-Edited to add video from day 2

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... It is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury
Signifying nothing.

  • Macbeth (Act 5, Scene 5)
 

TL;DR: Facebook need to do better, and they're sorry.

Unfortunately, we've just had an incredibly smart person, who has created and maintained the largest social media/tech giants of the last decade, testify in front of 44 people who literally have no idea what he or Facebook does.

 

Haven't had time to tune in, would love any TLDRs folks might have.

 

Two more hours to go. I will try to write a sum-it-up post on thanpa.com tomorrow if I have time! Will surely ping you if I manage to write it!

 

@ben not a TLDR but there's interesting stuff: The 13 Strangest Moments From the Zuckerberg Hearing

TechCrunch's is also covering the whole ordeal left and right (and they are very critical and rightly so):

This is very bad, I hope they get regulated, fines are useless for a company this size.

 

My mom watched it all day and will report to me later tonight. Very curious about what transpired. She told me that she couldn't tear herself away from the tv lol.

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