Zuckerberg’s boring testimony is a big win for Facebook

Zuckerberg’s boring testimony is a big win for Facebook – TechCrunch

This 5-hour nothingburger made the scandal seem over

Mark Zuckerberg ran his apology scripts, trotted out his lists of policy fixes and generally dulled the Senate into submission. And that constitutes success for Facebook.

Zuckerberg testified before the joint Senate judiciary and commerce committee today, capitalizing on the lack of knowledge of the politicians and their surface-level questions. Half the time, Zuckerberg got to simply paraphrase blog posts and statements he’d already released. Much of the other half, he merely explained how basic Facebook functionality…

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