Mark Zuckerberg survived Congress. Now what?
That's the big question now that the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have put Facebook under the microscope.
After 10+ hours of testimony, plenty of clueless questions, and multiple promises that Facebook's team would "follow up" with lawmakers, the public now has a chance to re-examine its fundamental relationship with the social network, and judge whether or not that "breach of trust" Zuckerberg has admitted will lead to fundamental change.
Zuckerberg has promised the company would atone for past sins through audits of former developers and changes in how it handles data. It's also addressing the accusation that it enabled Russian operatives to manipulate its network in order to sway public opinion by implementing better detection tools and much greater transparency in its advertisers — a clear attempt to get ahead of new regulations, such as the Honest Ads Act, before they hit the social network like a speeding freight train. Read more...More about Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Social Media, Podcast, and Mashtalk