WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told workers in July that the company will “go to the mat” to defeat the Democratic candidate, Elizabeth Warren, is expected effort to break free of the world’s largest social media company when they were elected to act as chairman, in accordance with the input from two single meetings in July and published by The Verge.
FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing with respect to the company, for the use and protection of the information of the user, on Capitol Hill in Washington, d.c., U.S., on April 11, 2018. (REUTERS photo/Leah Millis/File Photo
“If she (Warren) will be elected to the position of president, then I would bet we are dealing with a legal challenge, and I’m willing to bet that we’re going to win a legal challenge. And that is what it will do for us? Yes. I mean, I don’t want to go to a major lawsuit against our own government,” he said, according to audio posted by The Verge.
Warren, who in March called for the demolition Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc. and Alphabet, Inc., quickly issued a retort on Twitter.
What would really suck is if we don’t fix a corrupt system in which large companies such as Facebook, illegal anti-competitive practices, to stomp on the privacy of consumers ‘ rights,” Warren tweeted.
In the audio, it can be Done, said the break-up of the big tech companies would be the election of interference “is more of a chance now that the businesses will not be able to co-ordinate and work together.”
Can be done, but also laughing, is to say: Facebook is an investment in the security is higher than that of Twitter’s total revenue.
Zuckerberg, in a statement on its Facebook page, with a link to the transcript, although, he said, is that it was designed to be built-in.
“You can check it out if you’re interested in seeing a full version of what I have in mind, and to tell the staff,” he wrote in the post.
The us Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has made an open anti-trust investigation into Facebook, and a group of state attorneys general led by New York, and is also involved in the investigation.
The other Democratic presidential candidates have criticized it on Facebook. Senator Bernie Sanders said he would be looking to split it up Facebook, Google, and Amazon, while in the Senate, Kamala Harris, said to be one of the break-up “seriously” has to be considered as well.
Senator Amy Klobuchar, one of the lawmakers who introduced the Fair Advertising Act, which would force Facebook to disclose to the purchasers of the ads at the top of the platform, is announcing the campaign with a speech that criticized big tech companies.
One of the other senior Facebook executive, told Reuters this month the company was confident that it would beat trying to break free.
With more than 2 billion monthly active users, Facebook is under the supervision of the regulatory authorities all over the world, sharing information on best practice. It has also come under fire for failing to prevent Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
The US President, Donald Trump and other Republicans have criticized, on social media platforms, and the perceived bias against the conservatives, that is, the platforms have to be rejected.
Zuckerberg was on Capitol Hill last month for the first time since he testified before the U.S. Congress in April of 2018. While in Washington, he met with Trump and members of congress.
In the tape, he explained why he has rejected requests to give public testimony to decision-makers in the world, including the united states Senate.
“It just doesn’t really make sense for me to go to meetings in every country that I would like to see it,” he said of the workers.
Reporting Elizabeth Illustrator in London, Ayanti Berra and Amal in Bengaluru; David Shepardson in Washington; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta, Sandra Maler and David Gregorio