Zuckerberg pulls back boetekleed: “It was my fault’

WASHINGTON – Facebookbaas Mark Zuckerberg pulls again the boetekleed for the errors that the techbedrijf has made. In his statement prior to his testimony in the U.s. Congress, he stressed yet again that he is responsible for everything that has happened.

Mark Zuckerberg arrives at the U.s. Congress.

Zuckerberg acknowledges that the company has done too little to have platforms to protect. In addition, he called things as nepnieuws, interference by foreign parties in the U.s. election, stirring up hatred, the policies around the development of software and the privacy of data.

“It was my fault, and I offer my apologies for,” says Zuckerberg. “I have started with Facebook, I lead the company, I’m responsible.”

Two days of interrogation

Zuckerberg will stay in the coming days in Washington. The Congress has two days reserved for the hearing. Earlier it became known that the British databedrijf Cambridge Analytica possible information of 87 million facebook users had been abused, inter alia, for the election campaign of president Donald Trump.

Facebook has worldwide 2.1 billion monthly active users. The manner in which the data of users deals is currently by authorities, examined. Facebook is the users who have become a victim of the scandal at the height of the case. They get Monday a detailed message.

’Significant investment’

Zuckerberg promised earlier, considerable investment will do to the security in order. This will be the profitability of the company is expected to have significant impact.

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