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Mark Zuckerberg apologises, says company did not do enough to prevent misuse

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told Congress in composed declaration released on Monday that the online networking system did not do what’s necessary to avert abuse and apologized.

“It’s clear now that we didn’t do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm,” he said in composed declaration discharged by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee.

“We didn’t take a broad enough view of our responsibility, and that was a big mistake,” his testimony continued. “It was my mistake, and I’m sorry. I started Facebook, I run it, and I’m responsible for what happens here.”

He additionally said that Facebook’s real interests in security “will essentially affect our productivity going ahead.” Zuckerberg is meeting with US administrators Monday in front of two days of congressional declaration beginning on Tuesday.

Facebook shares were up 1.7% in late morning exchanging.

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