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Notes Show Zuckerberg Expected Resignation Query

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    ‘I’m Responsible’: Zuckerberg’s Opening Statement to Congress

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress Tuesday to testify about user privacy and nefarious uses of the social media platform.

    (Published Tuesday, April 10, 2018)

    If his notes are any indication, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected senators to ask whether he'd resign. His notes acknowledge he's made mistakes and say the company is facing a "big challenge" but will solve this one too.

    Zuckerberg's notes were briefly visible to an Associated Press photographer during a hearing Tuesday in which he answered questions about privacy, election interference and other issues.

    The bullet-pointed pages include sections on "diversity," ''competition," and GDPR, the European data-privacy rules that go into effect next month. Zuckerberg's notes warn him, "don't say we already do what GDPR requires."

    The notes even refer to Tim Cook, the Apple CEO who recently criticized Facebook. One note says there are "lots of stories about apps misusing Apple data, never seen Apple notify people."

    Zuckerberg Shares How He Plans to Keep Facebook Free

    [NATL] Zuckerberg Shares How He Plans to Keep Facebook Free

    When pressed on how to maintain a sustainable business model without charging users to use the platform, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the solution is to run ads.

    (Published Tuesday, April 10, 2018)