Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump Thursday and went on Capitol Hill to receive a cold reception.  With meeting the president, many were in attendance as reporters followed Zuckerberg throughout the White House.  He declined to comment on anything.

White House social media director Dan Scavino and the president’s son-in-law were also at the meeting.  A spokesperson for Facebook stated, “Mr. Zuckerberg was in Washington to visit policymakers to hear their concerns and talk about future internet regulation.  Mr. Zuckerberg’s meeting with the president was constructive.”

President Trump tweeted and posted on Facebook a picture of the two shaking hands and said, “Nice meeting with Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook in the Oval Office today.”

Capitol Hill had a reception of complaints awaiting Zuckerberg, and two lawmakers did not even want to speak with him.  Senator Josh Hawley, a Republican from Missouri challenged Zuckerberg and told reporters, “I said to him, ‘Prove that you’re serious…sell WhatsApp and sell Instagram.'” He added, “I think it’s safe to say that he was not receptive to those suggestions.”

The night before Zuckerberg sparred with senators while having a private dinner.  A Democrat Senator, Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut described the evening as “a mix of criticism and constructive dialogue over the tech ‘industry’s repeated failures to protect election security and consumer privacy.”

He continued, “We had [a] serious, substantive conversation even when we may have differed.  We welcomed the strong, constructive interest shown by Mr. Zuckerberg.”

Everything in the meeting concerned the election misstep and privacy throughout the years.  On the issues, two Senators decided to leave early and not meet with Zuckerberg.  Senator Jerry Moran, a Republican from Kansas is the head of the Senate consumer protection subcommittee took an early flight back to his hometown instead of meeting with Zuckerberg.

A spokesman stated, “They will definitely try and meet the next time he [Mr. Zuckerberg] is here.”  And Senator Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii met with Zuckerberg on a previous meeting in his Honolulu office before the event.  He went back to his hometown, as well.

Senators wanted a full vision of the future on his idea of internet regulations while lawmakers are weighing the options for a stricter or lighter stance for the platforms.  The lawmakers want more stringent privacy rules and moderate content after millions of users privacy standards were violated through hacking and allowing personal information to escape.

Zuckerberg was allowed to pitch resolutions on the new regulations which were fixed after the $5 billion settlement over privacy mishaps with the Federal Trade Commission.  Even though the settlement was paid, Facebook is still under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, which could land in the Justice Department.

Senator Maria Cantwell from Washington is the head Democrat on the Commerce Committee met with Zuckerberg on the election security and data privacy.  The problems with Facebook cannot be settled in just a one lump sum payment.

These are issues of people and businesses who were violated under the Privacy Act.  All of the problems which arose must never happen again.  The last time Zuckerberg was on Capitol Hill was in 2018 when he faced the music then for the violations.  Now, he has to face the music for the resolutions.  Zuckerberg told lawmakers, “It is inevitable that there will need to be some regulation.  But you have to be careful about what regulations you put in place.”

There is obviously still bitterness from Capitol Hill and Facebook’s co-founder.  Many of the Conservatives have issues with everything being biased.  Facebook is more of a Left-leaning tool which everyone seems to have grown addicted to.  It seems every time someone posts something in favor of the Second Amendment or says something against Democrats, they get thrown in Facebook Jail.  We as Conservatives use it mostly for keeping in touch with old friends and acquaintances.

Some of us like to have fun with it just to see how far it goes before we get thrown in the infamous Facebook prison.  It is a great invention, but it has its flaws just like the media.  All across the internet, some hackers pry on the innocent and steal data information, identities, money, and Facebook is working on getting its end cleared up.

The problem is they have already burned their bridge with lawmakers, and that is where the bitterness comes from.  Facebook is part of the world’s everyday life, they have no other choice but to fix the problem.

15 thoughts on “Facebook Executive Faces the Music in Washington

  1. I agree that FB is biased and should be more open and stop targeting conservatives. I don’t see that happening but I can hope.

  2. Yes! Facebook and it’s leftist liberal bias consistently silences conservatative thoughts. They r extremely biased and their reasons for putting people in “Facebook” r generally ridiculous. No more censoring, Facebook!!!! This is the USA! We have Free Speech for All regardless of party affiliation.

  3. Facebook, Google, and all the other “social media”, since they have been
    proved to be heavily biased, should be nationalized and run as Public Utilities. Watchdog commissions could then assure that all this current censorship of opinions not to the liking of the media bosses ceases.

  4. Your plain stupid if you believe anything Mark has to say. He’s a total socialist Nazi. He does what he wants to people. A cold heart soulless creature. He lies to everyone. Facebook needs to shut down. It’s a Muslim and illegals site where Christians are not welcome. Just shut it down.

  5. We did without Facebook all these centuries & we can do WITHOUT Facebook again!(since Facebook became a political hack for the Democratic Party & liberals progressive looney toons, We did NOT need Facebook anymore!😆

  6. Here is a man who made a fortune through capitalism and now wants to join those who want to control the world. He is a left wing, socialist leaning Democrat who now wants further reguale the country by keeping its people under control by scare tactics and coming doom and gloom predictions. These are the same tactics being used by our Democratic presidential candidates while on the other hand they are using their offices for personal and family gain. (Joe Biden–China–Ukraine) (Clinton. Fake foundation)

  7. I have filed complaints with many Senators about how Facebook had locked me for sharing a Conservative Post. Facebook does not want idiot Liberals to hear or read the truth of what the Commie Democrats are doing. Joe Biden’s problems right now is only a small part of the criminal activities being performed by Demonazis. Socialism is Communism and that isn’t far from Nazism.

  8. I have filed complaints with many Senators about how Facebook had blocked me for sharing a Conservative Post. Facebook does not want idiot Liberals to hear or read the truth of what the Commie Democrats are doing. Joe Biden’s problems right now is only a small part of the criminal activities being performed by Demonazis. Socialism is Communism and that isn’t far from Nazism.

  9. Facebook is a public forum where people should be allowed to express and share opinions that is ethical, respectful and within the law unrestricted.

    But Facebook is more than that. It was funded through the parent company “Alphabet” as a spy program by the CIA. Knowing your business and who you associated with is paramount to CIA operations. Zuckerberg is no more than a cut out.

    But for those who simply use Facebook to contact family and friends that is fine. But for people that are whistle blowers, Facebook is designed to effectively disrupt communications.

    The elite who control Facebook are using it to for social engineering purposes, by restricting information that is forbidden but allowing information it favours unrestricted.

    Facebook is the thought Police under the control of some entity purposely hidden from public view, for the purpose of shaping people’s opinions to what it wants.

  10. You are totally correct.
    It is “THOUGHT POLICE”
    Shows how close the Socialists are to destroying America, just like they did to France and England.

    ARE WE GOING TO STAND FOR THIS?

  11. As a formerly trusted place that people chatted with friends and acquaintacnes, the ONLY level of censorship that should be tolerated is vulgar and actual stated hate factors. Telling someone that something is a sin, or wrong if in agreement with the Bible and Constitutional Law, in truth is NOT hate speech but aimed at saving many people heartache and grief that is sure to come from immoral, sinful and illegal activities. A little hurt feelings is a small price the ones calling such efforts at correction “Hate speech.” should be willing to accept for at least warning them of the bridge out ahead of them.

  12. She’s a terrorist thats her game and now she is training more chumps from our country to be terrorists. Where the hell is Homeland security!

  13. I have nothing more to say unless that I agree with President Donald Trump and the Republican/Conservative Party members !!!

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