The problems that are recently presented by the social network giant Facebook has led to a proposal to split the company’s subsidiaries, like WhatsApp and Instagram. However, according to Mark Zuckerberg, of course, the founder of the social network Facebook, this will not happen.
Yes, The CEO and the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg met with the US President Donald Trump and some of the US senators. And the meetings covered a variety of topics, including the division of the company as well.
One of the United States Senators, Josh Hawley stated in his Twitter profile that during his conversation with Zuckerberg, he challenged him to do two things to show that the social network giant Facebook is serious about bias, privacy, and competition.
Moreover, he also asked him to sell its subsidiaries like WhatsApp and Instagram, simply to subject the company to an independent audit of alleged censorship of conservative speech on the social network. However, the fact is that “Mark Zuckerberg simply said no to both.”
Just finished meeting w @facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Had a frank conversation. Challenged him to do two things to show FB is serious about bias, privacy & competition. 1) Sell WhatsApp & Instagram 2) Submit to independent, third-party audit on censorship. He said no to both
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) September 19, 2019
Moreover, the social network giant Facebook argues that WhatsApp or Instagram could not be held responsible for privacy issues. As Mark Zuckerberg proposed regulation on harmful content, integrity in elections, privacy and data portability on the internet.
While the US President Donald Trump, in turn, shared on Twitter a photo that greets the executive and stated that it’s a “Good meeting with Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook at the Oval Office”. Moreover, the US President is one of the company’s critics, and he has already accused the company of bias against conservatives.
As recently, Donald Trump questioned Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project that the company plans to launch with 28 other partners, including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber, and Spotify. For him, the Libra must be subject to the banking regulations of the US and other countries.
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