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News Brief: CNN reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to testify before Congress about data privacy, following reports of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica illegitimately obtaining personal information on 50 million Facebook users. The report follows an invite from Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley for Zuckerberg, along with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, to testify at an April hearing concerning data policy and social media. Following reports of the Cambridge Analytica breach, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission opened an investigation into the social giant’s privacy practices.

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