What to Make of Mark Zuckerberg’s Mea Culpa to Congress

Photo Credit: The Associated Press (04/09/18)— Mark Zuckerberg makes the rounds Monday on Capitol Hill.

FB Gets Thumbs Down on Apology Tour…

Zuckerberg’s apology tour is nothing more than a desperate measure at saving face for himself and the mega social media company he founded.

Too Little, Too Late

Unfortunately, Zuck’s 11th hour efforts to score “brownie points” with Congress are simply too little, too late after trampling on transparency over and over again with Facebook users, the media and the general public.

Image Credit: The Washington Post Graphics By Geoffrey A. Fowler and Chiqui Esteban (04/09/18)

“14 years of Mark Zuckerberg saying sorry, not sorry”

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*** All of the above info and images courtesy of The Washington Post ***

Hard Hitting Headlines

The San Francisco Chronicle:

“Why Mark Zuckerberg Should Step Down as Facebook CEO”

The Financial Times

“Mark Zuckerberg’s Willful Blindness to Facebook’s Darkside”

Politico:

“6 questions Zuckerberg still hasn’t answered”

Gizmodo:

“Here’s a Bingo Card to Play While Mark Zuckerberg Spews Bullshit on Capitol Hill”

The New York Times:

“Zuckerberg Gets a Crash Course in Charm, will Congress Care?”

Photo Credit: The Associated Press (04/09/18)

Final Thoughts

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