NPR Special Coverage: Mark Zuckerberg Testimony

Apr 10, 2018

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NPR News will provide live Special Coverage of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony on Capitol Hill on April 10th and April 11th.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying on Capitol Hill to answer questions about protecting user data. The hearing held by the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees follows news that the data-mining and political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained personal information of up to 87 million Facebook users.

The firm is accused of using that information to target Facebook users with political advertising in 2016. The two Senate committees are holding a joint hearing called "Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Data."

The Senate hearing is scheduled to begin at 2:15 p.m on April 10th. You can watch it below:

Zuckerberg will also have a hearing with the House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11th at around 10 a.m. Watch it below: