Zuckerberg Bingo – Print out and Play!

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg’s first of two appearances this week, to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is on Wednesday April 10 and is sure to contain a few of the following platitudes. In a light-hearted take on a serious issue, we invite you to to play “Zuckerberg Bingo!”

We have been here before with Facebook, the company has a long history of apologising. Firstly when Zuckerberg was suspended from Harvard forun-authorised use of college photographs. Harvard accused him of: “breaching security, violating copyrights and violating individual privacy“. He apologised.

Zuckerberg Bingo

Mark Zuckerberg is to appear before congresss to answer questions regarding Facebook’s data leak to Cambridge Analytica.

Fast forward four-years to 2007. Facebook is enduring global success, and the company introduced a tracker of sorts,entitled  to them, and generally impinge on user privacy. Unsurprisingly there was a backlash and Zuckerberg apologized.  In 2010 there were promises and apologies from Zuckerberg, most famously via an op-ed in The Washington Post.

And as if nothing had been learned, Facebook signed a consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission in 2011 which committed the company to better user privacy.

Groundhog day? Sure is! By assessing Google Trends there number of apologies over the interim years from 2011 to 2018. But nothing compared to full page adverts, “apology tour“, and the visit to Congress. Mark Zuckerberg appears at 2.15pm ET (8.15pm CET)

So in the words of Mark Zuckerberg “We’re sorry, we should have done this before, It’s something we’ve been meaning to do for a while.” – Print out & play! #FreeBingo #PlayGames #Facebook #InItToWinIt

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