"The only way we're going to close this trust gap is through legislation that creates and empowers a sufficiently resourced expert oversight agency, with rulemaking authority to protect the digital privacy and ensure that companies protect our users' data".
Its stock is down about seven percent this year and, ironically, shares hit an all-time high just before the Cambridge Analytica scandal hit, but they've been down 16 percent ever since. I don't want anyone to be unhappy with our services or what we do as a company. And on Tuesday, it announced the launch of Data Abuse Bounty, a reward for people who turn in app developers that are misusing data. He didn't mention whether those other apps included Facebook's own Messenger, as well as Instagram and WhatsApp, which are also both owned by Facebook.
"I have to laugh when Zuckerberg says our mission is to connect people".
The fact is, Facebook does not need to go so far as to develop technology that could pick up keywords when people were talking.
Mark Zuckerberg, the famous hoodie-clad CEO of Facebook, is a rich man.
Did we just get to the bottom of the "does Facebook listen to your conversations" conspiracy? Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) grilled Zuckerberg over reports that Facebook had deplatformed the outspoken duo for being "unsafe for the community". The site has been repeatedly struck with negative headlines over the past month, beginning with revelations about how it provided third-party apps with user data and allegations that such data was used to manipulate the 2016 United States presidential election. Whenever a product like Facebook exists that seems to be free, it usually means the user is the product that is being sold to advertisers. Ben Lujan, a Democrat from New Mexico, asked Zuckerberg, "How many data points does Facebook have on each Facebook user?"
Zuckerberg: I do not know off the top of my head.
The University's School of Information has been studying the implications of Facebook and the information infrastructure for almost a decade, said information studies professor Andrew Dillon.
"I could use that information in order to send them ads suggesting that they could vote online - something that happened in the USA presidential election - in order to discourage those people from actually going to a polling place and casting a ballot". There are multiple articles showing you how to change your privacy settings and even delete Facebook altogether.
Flummoxed, Zuckerberg resorted to a common response. She cut Mr Zuckerberg off a number of times.
Liedtke reported from San Francisco.