Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg declines to appear before UK MPs

Facebook’s founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, will not give evidence to a British parliamentary inquiry into fake news but has asked a deputy to attend, the company has said.

In a letter to the digital, culture, media and sport select committee’s chair, Damian Collins, Facebook’s head of public policy, Rebecca Stimson, said that despite a request by MPs for Zuckerberg to attend, the company would be putting forward its chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, or its chief product officer, Chris Cox.


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