Mark Zuckerberg Struggles To Connect, Forcing US Senate Hearing To Pause

Joanna Estrada
October 28, 2020

Facebook staffers requested a brief recess after Zuckerberg experienced technical difficulties in trying to connect to the hearing via video chat. "Only the U.S. government has the power to really stop Russian Federation from interfering in the election".

He told the Senate Commerce Committee that there are almost 35,000 content reviewers working for Facebook and that the company spends millions on the same.

Notably, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Google CEO Sundar Pichai were also present at the Senate hearing on regulating social media content and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

"My understanding is that the person that is in charge of election integrity and security at Facebook is a former Joe Biden staffer, is there someone closely associated with President Trump in the same role at Facebook?" Sen.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg struggled to connect to the Senate Big Tech company censorship hearing on Wednesday, experiencing technical difficulties which temporarily delayed his opening statement. "Are you there, sir?" he questioned, prompting Zuckerberg to reply, "Yes I am, can you hear me?" "I am not aware of the example of you say of someone in charge of this process who worked for Biden in the past, so we can follow up on that".

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