It's my birthday, and you get all the presents, dear reader.
This....this is hypnotic. I dare you to watch it just once.
My brother Matt added the theme from The Social Network to the Zuckerberg hearing and it's painful to watch. pic.twitter.com/Iolb5vbEVD
— Jen Lewis (@thisjenlewis) April 10, 2018
Isn't it just beautiful? Doesn't it make your soul cry?
Mark Zuckerberg took the unusual step of personally writing to critics upset at the way he characterised Facebook's response to the ongoing civil strife in Myanmar. Zuckerberg apologised for not acknowledging the importance that activist groups had played in stemming the circulation of harmful messages in Myanmar. The groups wasted no time issuing a letter demanding more transparency and accountability from the social network.
The vast majority of Facebook user data that was harvested by Cambridge Analytica came from Americans. But smaller countries are actually better at demonstrating just how big the problem got. Access to just 53 users in Australia reportedly allowed data firms to potentially capture information on over 310,000 people.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees today to address the company's privacy scandals. But before the palpably (and deservedly) uncomfortable billionaire stood before Capitol Hill, an army of Zuckerberg cutouts blew gently in the wind on the Capitol lawn.
Mark Zuckerberg is on the hot seat today. The billionaire CEO of Facebook will testify on Capitol Hill about the privacy scandals that have rocked his company, including the theft of data from over 87 million Facebook users by the political research firm Cambridge Analytica.