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Mark Zuckerberg meets top lawmakers and apologises for Facebook scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg reiterated his disappointment at the recent scandal during a visit to several top lawmakers in Washington on Monday. Zuckerberg apologised for the social network’s misuse of its members’ data ahead of the congressional hearings. “We didn’t take a broad enough view of our responsibility, and that was a big mistake,” Zuckerberg said in written remarks released by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Monday. “It was my mistake, and I’m sorry.” Congress is likely to introduce new regulations to guide Facebook if Zuckerberg doesn’t provide satisfactory answers this week. The company has already said…

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