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Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's Value While Senators Question Apology

  • People use its services ‘100 billion times a day’: Zuckerberg
  • ‘We’ve seen the apology tours,’ scoffed Senator Blumenthal
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Best Moments from Mark Zuckerberg's Congressional Testimony, Part One
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Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg defended the social network’s value before Congress and pledged to correct its mistakes, as senators questioned whether he’ll deliver after years of failed assurances that he’d protect user privacy.

“People come to Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger about 100 billion times a day to share a piece of content or a message with a specific set of people,” Zuckerberg said of his company’s services Tuesday at a joint hearing of the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees. That core part of the company “does seem to be working fairly well.”