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Mark Zuckerberg: “There will always be a version of Facebook that is free”

Mark Zuckerberg: “There will always be a version of Facebook that is free”
From TechCrunch - April 10, 2018

Today during Mark Zuckerbergs testimony before the Senate, the Facebook CEO reiterated that there will always be a version of Facebookthat is free.

In the midst of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the user data of up to 87 million people was sold by a third-party developer to Trump Campaign-linked firm Cambridge Analytica,there has been talk of Facebook potentially adding a subscription layer.

The scandal has brought to light the heart of a problem that many have been well aware of: if youre not buying a product, you are the product.

Last week, when asked if there might be a way for users to opt out of being targeted for ads, Sandberg responded saying theyd have to pay for it.

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