"We need to understand whether there was something bad going on at Cambridge University overall that will require stronger action from us".
It was not clear during Butterfield's questioning why corporate diversity had any connection to a hearing titled "Facebook: Transparency and Use of Consumer Data".
The skepticism that I have, and I'm hoping you can help me with this, is that over the last seven years, I haven't really seen much change in ensuring that the privacy is there and that individual users have control over the privacy of their data. Roger Wicker R-Miss., said. If I can figure it out, you can figure it out.
He outlined steps the company has taken to restrict outsiders' access to people's personal information.
Lawmakers have sought assurances that Facebook can effectively police itself, and few came away from the April 10 hearing expressing confidence in the social network.
Zuckerberg was asked about any sort of punishment that Facebook staff members received as a result of "the problems with data use".
In perhaps the most glaring example, Sen.
"'It would make the ads less relevant", said Mr Zuckerberg.
On the matter of advertisements, Zuckerberg also said that Facebook studies have found that people don't mind seeing ads. Hate speech is certainly of course a part of that.
Pro-Trump video bloggers Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, sisters who are best known by their online personas "Diamond and Silk", appeared on the conspiracy outlet Infowars while representatives were citing the pair's tangles with Facebook during congressional hearings with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg focused on the platform's reported mishandling of user data.
After this, Luján tried to dig deeper into this non-Facebook user data question.
He added that he expected more breaches would be discovered.
Lawmakers in both parties have floated possible regulation of Facebook and other social media companies amid privacy scandals and Russian intervention on the platform. McErney pointed out that some people haven't signed up for Facebook in the first place, so cannot be considered to have opted in in the first place. Shortly after his appointment, Tayler reportedly told employees that he didn't expect Nix to return to the company.