Ireland’s Helen Dixon, who will receive enhanced powers under new regulations, is a watchdog to watch.
The European Parliament hopes to hear testimony from Zuckerberg in connection with the Cambridge Analytica controversy.
‘Pressure building’ for Congress to act, but current political environment may splinter any bipartisan efforts.
Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday clashed with a second panel of congressional lawmakers who attacked the Facebook chief executive on a litany of issues, from user privacy to Russian propaganda and illegal opioid sales.
Facebook’s CEO said the company “didn’t do enough” to protect its users’ privacy or halt the spread of Russian disinformation during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has faced the harsh spotlight of a televised congressional hearing for the first time Tuesday afternoon.
Former FTC officials have been pulling out their calculators in recent weeks trying to figure out just how big a fine the commission could levy against Facebook.
The remarks come as Facebook faces a growing privacy scandal that has damaged its reputation and sent its stock plummeting.
Facebook’s disclosure that its search tools were used to collect data on most of its users could potentially trigger record fines and create new legal vulnerability.