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Here Are the Best Reactions to Mark Zuckerberg’s Stint in Front of Congress

The best stuff that you didn't see on Facebook.

Sarah MarquartApril 11th 2018


For the past two days, the world has watched Mark Zuckerberg’s evident discomfort as he tolerated a 10-hour marathon of questions from members in both houses of congress. The spectacle had it all — was light grilling, plenty of apologizing and vows to do better, and more than a few explanations of how Facebook actually works.

And the internet was loving it. Well, specifically, Twitter, cuz Facebook doesn’t exactly lend itself to this kind of live reaction (sorry Zuck). Here are some of the best reactions we spotted.

— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) April 10, 2018

Zuckerberg blinked awkwardly at the camera. And the internet tweeted.

— Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) April 10, 2018

Someone give that man a little blush. Seriously though, Remind you of anyone?

1998 revenue: $14.5 billion

2018: Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress for the first time

2018 revenue*: $55.4 billion

(*analyst estimates)

— Jon Erlichman (@JonErlichman) April 10, 2018

What is that deer-in-the-headlights look on his face though?

— Hard Drive (@HardDriveMag) April 10, 2018

Seriously, never cut your own hair. Especially the day before prom.

Despite the five-head, everyone was excited to see the robot masquerading as Mark Zuckerberg  him.

Mark Zuckerberg in 2018:

— Hamza Shaban (@hshaban) April 10, 2018

It took a while for him to speak. Instead, his human suit analyzed a water bottle and tried to pour it into a glass and slurp it like a regular old CEO. As you can imagine, it was quite difficult.

I mean, the man is very probably a robot.

Okay, after all these digs though, he wasn’t looking BAD. Maybe a little taller than usual even.

— Kaivan Shroff (@KaivanShroff) April 10, 2018

He finally speaks! I feel like this should somehow be a drinking game. Take a shot every time Zuck says “content” or a lawmaker mispronounces Cambridge Analytica.

Or, maybe something that just doesn’t make any factual sense.

But is Facebook too powerful, Mark? That’s the real question here.

Does this feel like trying to explain the internet to your parents to anyone else?

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) April 10, 2018

At the end of the day, at least someone was happy.

— Jeffrey Young (@JeffYoung) April 10, 2018

Day Two: Congress didn’t magically obtain knowledge of the internet.

— Shahak Shapira (@ShahakShapira) April 11, 2018

But hey! Biden is here!

— Mike (@Fuctupmind) April 11, 2018

Still, all eyes were on Zuck.

— (Jamie)J.A.L.F.T (@jametteriley) April 11, 2018

The big news of the day? Zuckerberg’s own data was also sold to third parties.

But, don’t worry, that’s shouldn’t put too much of a wrench in his plans.

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