Zuckerberg to Tell Congress Facebook’s Success Is Patriotic (1)

July 27, 2020, 1:20 PM

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is prepared with what he sees as a compelling argument for lawmakers ready to grill him on antitrust issues: hindering American technological innovation only helps China.

Zuckerberg plans to portray his company as an American success story in a competitive and unpredictable market, now threatened by the rise of Chinese social media apps around the world -- and increasingly, at home, with the popularity of TikTok, according to people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because the CEO’s remarks aren’t yet public.

Mark Zuckerberg
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The Facebook CEO is scheduled to ...

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