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Day 2: Zuckerberg testifies before Congress

IANS  |  Washington 

returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a second day of Congressional testimony over his companys handling of user data.

His appearance before the came less than 24 hours after a nearly five-hour grilling in the Senate, where lawmakers attacked for failing to protect its users' data and its inability to spot or stop Russia's use of the platform to try to interfere in the 2016 US

Several Senators on both sides of the aisle raised the prospect of stricter government regulation of and suggested the tech company might have become a monopoly.

on Tuesday apologised for having failed to take a "broad enough view of our responsibility" and promised to make sure that Facebook's "tools were used for good" in the future.

He said Facebook will ensure that its platform is not misused to influence elections in and elsewhere.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 21:02 IST