Lawmakers from nine different countries openly mocked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for not attending a hearing in the UK.
On Tuesday, two dozen lawmakers from nine international parliaments for the inaugural “International Grand Committee on Disinformation.” The intended was to grill Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg over the company's scandals involving fake news. While representatives from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Ireland, Latvia, Singapore, and the UK were in attendance, one individual was glaringly absent: Mark Zuckerberg.
The Facebook founder and CEO was asked to attend by the committee. The social media company sent its Vice President of Public Policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Richard Allan, in Zuckerberg’s place. Read more...More about Facebook, Russia, Mark Zuckerberg, Social Media, and Fake News