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Mark Zuckerberg Grilled On A Private Dinner With President Trump And US Lawmakers

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg went to Oval office to meet US President Donald Trump and other lawmakers to discuss the future Internet regulations. Trump shared a picture of him shaking hands with Zuckerberg but provided no details of the meeting.

Trump-Zuckerberg meeting

Concerned about competition, digital privacy, censorship and transparency in political advertising especially in the run up to the presidential election, Trump called Zuckerberg to his Oval office to put the view of social media company about the issues it is facing.

What issues Facebook is facing?

Recently a Senate panel asked executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter to appear before it and answer the questions related to digital responsibility in the wake of online violence and extremism.

The US Federal Trade Commission has already fined Facebook $5 billion in a wide-ranging settlement to strengthen privacy controls and oversight at the social network.

Mark Zuckerberg’s stand

It was a private dinner after the Senate appearance and grilling of Facebook chief for data protection and privacy missteps leading to heavy fine on Zuckerberg. The Facebook chief had dinner … Read the rest