The prepared remarks do not reveal new information about how data was shared or what Facebook will do.
Facebook's press page was once filled with announcements about new features to order food and connect to friends in virtual reality. He will be testifying before Congress Tuesday.
Zuckerberg will testify before a joint session of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees Tuesday, and then on Wednesday, he'll appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he is expected to face similar questions.
Zuckerberg faced growing calls to appear before the US government in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal, in which the personal information of an estimated 87 million users was allegedly exploited for targeted political profiling by a UK-based company claiming to have the power to influence elections.
After its worst privacy crisis in history - allegations that this Trump-affiliated data mining firm may have used ill-gotten user data to try to influence elections - Facebook is in full damage-control mode.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed contrition for allowing third-party apps to grab the data of its users without their permission and for being "too slow to spot and respond to Russian interference" during the United States election, according to his prepared remarks published by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Mr. Zuckerberg acknowledges he was slow to spot Russian "bots" using Facebook to meddle in the 2016 US vote.
According to the BBC, "Cambridge University denied working with Cambridge Analytica or its parent company SCL and said it had never provided any data, algorithms or expertise".
Last week, Facebook backed proposed legislation known as the "Honest Ads Act", which would require social network sites to disclose the identities of political ad campaign buyers, as well as implement a verification process for people purchasing so-called "issue" ads, which could exploit divisive subjects such as gun laws or racism. "And really, you know, what you're seeing is Facebook sending out the message incrementally that, hey, we know that our borders were porous, but we're building a wall". Are there more firms like Cambridge Analytica?
With almost 60,000 South African Facebook users potentially having fallen victim to a data security breach, concerns have again been raised about just how safe our personal information is online. Cambridge Analytica is one example of how a malicious actor used Facebook's third-party data consent to sweep up tens of millions of records, but experts agree that it's not going to be the only case that comes to light.
"I don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine democracy", Zuckerberg wrote in his testimony. "That raises the question of whether this was a breach of user-trust", the report added.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg placed the blame for privacy and security lapses at the world's largest social network squarely on himself as he girded for appearances this week on Capitol Hill before angry lawmakers.
"And when we address these challenges, I know well look back and view helping people connect and giving more people a voice as a positive force in the world", Zuckerberg said. Facebook said it was still auditing CubeYou, which is based in Redwood City, Calif., but believed it could suspend as many as 50 apps from the company.
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Spain are now on the brink of being eliminated in the Davis Cup World Group quarter-finals as Germany have a 2-1 lead. Last time Spain reached the semi-finals, they ended up as beaten finalists against Czech Republic in 2012.
Meanwhile, people who said they had placed ads on Backpage complained that they were not issued refunds or notified of a shutdown. They designated Backpage , mentioning dozens of circumstances in which minors had been trafficked via the website.
Two people were injured in the fire that officials said may have been caused by electrical heaters inside the cooling tower. At the time the building was constructed, the city didn't require every unit have sprinklers, so this unit didn't have one.
A SpaceX engineer narrating Friday's launch broadcast told viewers the company was required by NOAA to cut the live feed early. The payload fairing returns through Earth's atmosphere at a very high velocity, about eight times the speed of sound.
The money that was pumped in Air India earlier would be used for public welfare sectors like healthcare and farmers, Sinha said. According to the PIM, Air India has 16,834 employees as on December 1, 2017 of which 11,214 are permanent employees.
Kim's offer to meet with Mr Trump, which a South Korean envoy conveyed last month, has not been publicly confirmed by the regimen. Later this month (April), Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae In are to hold what would be the three inter-Korean summit.
By its own admission, this move is an attempt to ring-fence regulated entities from the risks associated with cryptocurrencies. First the government of India worked to ban cash so the people turned to a peer-to-peer currency like bitcoin .
Love (concussion) will start during Friday's contest against the Pelicans , John Michael of the Cavaliers Radio Network reports . With six games left in the regular season, the Pelicans are fading fast after losing Friday night in Cleveland 107-102.
The Saturday Night Takeaway stars visited Wynne's Bar and Frank Davitt's Bar in Drumkeeran and Berry's Tavern in Drumshanbo. The broadcast is the penultimate in the series and ITV has said it will allow pre-recorded material to be included.
The hardened policy is in line with several formal processes that President Donald Trump has taken on undocumented immigration. Over the past year or so, several horror stories from pregnant women held in detention have surfaced.
PM Abbasi reaches Kabul on one-day visit to 'reduce mistrust'
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Minnesota Duluth beats Ohio State in NCAA semifinals
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Kyrie Irving Out For The NBA Playoffs
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Banged-up Mariners conclude series vs. Indians
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White will 'never' book Ferguson vs Khabib again
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