One heartening aspect of people’s focus on the trivial was this: At least a man was being subjected to the same detailed scrutiny that’s routine for high-profile women.
Zuckerberg was asked whether the social media site engaged in political censorship, specifically regarding conservative sisters Diamond and Silk.
At least one person has worn a costume to Mark Zuckerberg's congressional hearing. Alongside a slew of spectators and protesters, it appears that this individual showed up on Capitol Hill dressed as a "Russian troll." Get it? Do you get it? Do you get it? SEE ALSO: This Facebook tool will tell you instantly if your data was harvested by Cambridge Analytica Here's a photo, courtesy of New York Times reporter Kevin Roose . Someone came to the hearing dressed as a Russian troll. pic.twitter.com/ZdPEK9MDne — Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) April 10, 2018 The troll appears to be activist Amanda Werner, who previously crashed the Senate Equifax hearing wearing a Monopoly Man costume. From the looks of it, they've also taken a seat inside, and are live-tweeting the hearing should you want to follow along. "Today, Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that Russian troll farms reached 126 million Facebook users. Donald Trump won the electoral college by just 70,000 votes," Werner said in a statement. "Since Zuckerberg allowed millions of Russian trolls to undermine our democracy, I assume he won't mind if one Russian troll undermines his credibility." Hello, Twitter. pic.twitter.com/mDxhZWZXPx — The Russian Troll (Formerly Known as Monopoly Man) (@wamandajd) April 10, 2018 #Zuckerberg hearing pic.twitter.com/n8S2uJZWcR — Howard Mortman (@HowardMortman) April 10, 2018 Troll how you want to troll, we suppose. In this day and age, maybe you can't be too on the nose. WATCH: Facebook is using facial recognition — here's how to turn it off
Just one day after International Women’s Day, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a very personal announcement: He and wife Priscilla Chan are expecting their second child, a girl. The new baby will make their firstborn daughter, Maxima (Max), who is 15 months old, a big sister.