Zuckerberg’s apology comes as the social network works to help investigators understand its alleged role in influencing the outcome of the 2016 US presidential elections.

To everyone that’s been unhappy with Facebook, its CEO is saying sorry.

Mark Zuckerberg wrote an apology on Saturday, seeking forgiveness and repenting for the ways Facebook was “used to divide people rather than bring us together.” The Facebook post was published on Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.

While he didn’t specify which problems he was referring to in the post, Reutersand The Washington Post have speculated that Zuckerberg was talking about last year’s US presidential elections, when Facebook was allegedly used to help sway votes in President Donald Trump‘s favour.


Read the full article by Zoey Chong at C|Net.

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