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>> Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Brussels on Tuesday, ahead of a European parliamentary hearing into the scandal surrounding the social media giant in disuse of personal data.>> This has been an intense year.>> Facebook came under fire earlier in the year after it allegedly failed to prevent misuse of user's data by the political consultancy group Cambridge Analytica, which worked on US president Donal Trump's election campaign and the Brexit referendum.
>> Let's say that your friend is testifying in Congress.>> Zuckergerg appeared before US Congress in March to answer questions about how the company handles it's user's personal data. And now it's the EU's turn to do the grilling before they bring in their own new data laws later this week aimed at protecting users' privacy.
Tuesday's meeting between Zuckerberg and the EU Pariliament's President was originally planned to take place behind closed doors. But this was met with widespread criticism prompting Parliamentary officials to confirm that the hearing will now be live streamed online.