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Lawmakers call for Zuckerberg to be held accountable for Facebook's privacy fumbles

Lauren Feiner

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is facing mounting pressure in Washington to be held accountable for the company's use of customer data. Lawmakers called for Zuckerberg to be held personally responsible by the Federal Trade Commission following a Washington Post report claiming the agency is considering such action. The FTC opened an investigation into Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, centered around the company's 2011 agreement with the agency.