Got concerns for Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook? Chances are, you do. Probably lots.
And you may get your possibility Wednesday. The chief of the social networking giant, which has 2.7 billion regular monthly users, is set up to affirm prior to the United States House Committee on Financial Services, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic member of the committee, started obtaining concerns for Zuckerberg from her fans on Twitter.
“Hypothetically, if you were, say, a member of Congress sitting on the Financial Services Committee given 5 minutes to question Mark Zuckerberg, what would you ask?” she tweeted Tuesday.
Her crowdsourcing effort had actually brought in countless reactions less than an hour after her tweet. Many concentrated on why the business continues to accept political advertisements that break Facebook’s own false information policy. Others asked whether Facebook ought to be managed, while others wished to see the business’s algorithms.
Many interesting concerns, however the majority of appear a bit off subject for the House committee. Wednesday’s hearing is called An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors and will handle Facebook’s prepared cryptocurrency, Libra.
This isn’t Zuckerberg’s very first look prior to a congressional committee. In April 2018, Zuckerberg affirmed prior to committees in both the House and the Senate for an overall of 10 hours over 2 days. He responded to concerns about Facebook’s handling of user information, its personal privacy practices and the fundamentals of how the social media runs.
Facebook decreased to comment.