FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee listening to concerning the corporate’s use and safety of person knowledge on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) chief government Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 as the corporate faces rising scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers.
Zuckerberg will testify at a listening to titled “An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors.” It might be his first look before a U.S. congressional committee since April 2018 though final month he was on Capitol Hill to meet privately with some lawmakers.
Facebook confirmed Zuckerberg will testify. The world’s largest social media firm faces scrutiny from lawmakers, the Federal Trade Commision and a gaggle of state attorneys normal.
Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chris Reese