Can Facebook Really Regulate Itself?
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FEATURING RAMESH SRINIVASAN – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced Senate members in a highly anticipated Congressional hearing on Tuesday, a day before facing House members. In his opening statements to Senators Mr. Zuckerberg issued an apology. PLAY VIDEO.
That was Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, addressing Senators on Tuesday. He faced questioning by House members on Wednesday.
Among the issues of concern is how millions of Facebook users’ private data was collected by a UK-based data company called Cambridge Analytica in helping Donald Trump win the 2016 US election.
Ramesh Srinivasan, Director of the Digital Cultures Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies and Design and Media Arts at the University of California, Los Angeles. Author of Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World. His new book, co-authored with Adam Fish is called After the Internet.