Zuckerberg and Sandberg are heard again.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and ex-COO Sheryl Sandberg are set to testify against Facebook starting in 2018.
According to documents filed July 19 in federal court in San Francisco. Bloomberg Mark Zuckerberg had to answer questions about the Cambridge Analytica scandal for six hours. Meanwhile, Sandberg faces a five-hour interrogation. Javier Olivan, who will replace Sandberg as Chief Operating Officer (COO) later this year, will also present three watches.
In 2018, a lawsuit filed against Facebook alleges the social network illegally shared user data with research firm Cambridge Analytica. However, the exact date of the meeting was not disclosed.
The lawsuit alleges that Facebook (now Meta) failed to protect users’ personal information. If the lawsuit is lost, Zuckerberg’s company could face millions in damages.
“Meta” representatives declined to comment on the meeting.
Cambridge Analytica data scandal in 2018 Previously, Alexander Kogan, a professor at Cambridge University, had been collecting personal data from Facebook users since 2015 and transferring it to Cambridge Analytica, a company involved in former US President Donald Trump’s campaign. Data from more than 87 million people was collected, many of which are believed to be used for political purposes related to Trump’s 2016 election. election campaign.
In addition to the above lawsuit, Meta is also facing several other class action lawsuits related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal in the United States. Recently, Columbia Attorney General Carl Racine sued Zuckerberg for creating inconsistent privacy laws that allow third-party companies to collect user data without consent and ensure that the data is deleted if found.
This isn’t the first time Mark Zuckerberg has testified in connection with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In 2018, he faced a barrage of questions before the United States Congress in two rounds of questions, each lasting five hours. At that time, the media expected intense debates, intense and powerful questions that made the CEO of Facebook sweat. But MPs are said to be too “soft”.