Zuckerberg's notes suggest he expected lawmakers to ask whether he'd resign: report

Zuckerberg's notes suggest he expected lawmakers to ask whether he'd resign: report
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Notes brought to a Senate hearing by Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergLeaders of House antitrust investigation to meet with Zuckerberg Trump, Zuckerberg hold 'constructive' meeting at White House On The Money: House votes to avert shutdown, fund government through November | Judge blocks California law requiring Trump tax returns | Senate panel approves three spending bills MORE on Tuesday reportedly suggested that he anticipated lawmakers to ask whether he planned to resign from the company amid questions about its handling of users' data.

The notes, captured in a photo by The Associated Press, acknowledge that Facebook has made mistakes in its handling of users' personal information, but would solve the problem.

They also make reference to Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to the AP. One point notes that there are "lots of stories about apps misusing Apple data, never seen Apple notify people."


The notes were captured on camera while Zuckerberg was testifying before senators about the controversy surrounding Cambridge Analytica, a consulting firm that used Facebook to harvest data on tens of millions of the website's users.

The firm, which had ties to President TrumpDonald John TrumpMarine unit in Florida reportedly pushing to hold annual ball at Trump property Giuliani clashes with CNN's Cuomo, calls him a 'sellout' and the 'enemy' Giuliani says 'of course' he asked Ukraine to look into Biden seconds after denying it MORE's presidential campaign, used that data to create voter profiles to better target advertisements on Facebook. 

The revelation that Cambridge Analytica accessed the data of so many users has prompted intense criticism of Facebook and how it handles the troves of information it keeps on its users.