Mark Zuckerberg is being roasted at a Senate listening to on the web youngster sexual exploitation disaster … getting up from his scorching seat to apologize to victims’ households.
The Meta CEO was in the midst of his testimony Wednesday on Capital Hill when he began getting grilled by Sen. Josh Hawley, who bombarded Zuck with questions.
Zuckerberg can barely get a phrase in as Hawley badgers him on Meta’s response, or alleged lack thereof, to youngsters being sexually exploited on-line … and he is just about compelled to show round and apologize.
Standing up from his chair, Zuck does a 180 and faces the viewers … which is full of dad and mom holding up pictures of their youngsters who fell sufferer to predators utilizing social media.
Zuckerberg signifies it is the primary time he is apologized for these types of points occurring on Fb and Instagram … and he says Meta is taking steps to guard youngsters.
Different social media executives are testifying too … together with Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, TikTok’s Shou Zi Chew, X’s Linda Yaccarino and Discord’s Jason Citron … however probably the most attention-grabbing moments have been reserved for Zuck.
Powerful day for the Fb founder — he is within the scorching seat after which some right here.