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Zuckerberg tangles with Congress on control of Facebook data

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By Dustin Volz and David IngramWASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday sparred with lawmakers over how much control users of the world's largest social media network have over their data in a sometimes fractious five-hour hearing. Zuckerberg assured members of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee that users have ultimate control of their Facebook information, but undermined that by saying he was among the 87 million users whose data was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. His ...

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 01:53 IST
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