Zuckerberg Defends Facebook’s Currency Plans Before Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambitious project to create a digital currency while also dealing with widening scrutiny from U.S. regulators. Representatives also grilled Zuckerberg on Facebook's track record on civil rights, hate speech, privacy and misinformation not surprising given the litany of scandals Facebook has been dealing with over the past two years. [embed]https://twitter.com/facebook/status/1186324897321996288[/embed] The House Financial Services Committee's immediate focus was Facebook's plans for the currency, to be called Libra. Zuckerberg took pains to reassu...Keep on reading: Zuckerberg Defends Facebook’s Currency Plans Before Congress

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