Mark Zuckerberg will appear before Congress to address Cambridge Analytica scandal
Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, according to a CNN report. The committee is seeking more information concerning Facebook’s dealings with the data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica, which was suspended from the platform for inappropriate data collection earlier this month. Zuckerberg apologized for Facebook’s handling of the issue in a CNN interview last week, calling it “a major breach of trust.”
Zuckerberg has declined to appear before a UK parliamentary committee undertaking a similar investigation.
Facebook is facing mounting pressure over Cambridge Analytica’s behavior, spurred by public accusations from former research director Christopher Wylie. The new allegations center on a Facebook…