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Key highlights from Day 2 of Mark Zuckerberg’s US Congressional appearance

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified for the second time in two days in front of a Congressional joint committee in an event that was followed closely by both tech and political circles. The interaction which lasted almost five hours saw fifty-four US Congressmen and Congresswomen from various states question the Facebook boss about the company’s failure to guard user privacy following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg was pushed harder than he was on day one of the hearings as various legislators called out Facebook for failing to protect user privacy. There were also concerns raised about possible surveillance and censorship propagated by Facebook. Zuckerberg continued to stick to the script but looked far less at ease on day two. Here are the most notable stories emerging from the Congressional hearing: Did Facebook violate its FTC agreement? Members repeatedly pressed Zuckerberg…

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