U.K. parliament asks ‘Where is Mark Zuckerberg?’
29 November 2018 | 5:46 am
Facebook Inc. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg was absent from a meeting with U.K. lawmakers from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which responded by tweeting out a picture of an empty chair reserved for Zuckerberg.
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