As you probably know, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the US Congress yesterday to answer questions about things ranging from privacy and Cambridge Analytica, to Russian election meddling. And while that may sound like serious business, the internet still found plenty of material to make jokes and memes about…
1. The questions Zuckerberg got from older members of Congress were… quite something.
It would be cool to see Zuckerberg questioned by people who know how Facebook works
— Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) April 10, 2018
2. Just listen to this one.
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) April 10, 2018
3. It lead to a lot of jokes.
“Mr. Zuckerberg, a magazine i recently opened came with a floppy disk offering me 30 free hours of something called America On-Line. Is that the same as Facebook?” pic.twitter.com/U7pqpUhEhQ
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) April 10, 2018
4. And it made a lot of people realize the same thing.
This Zuckerberg hearing is a great reminder of why we need the average age in Congress not to be 1,492 years old
— Isaac Saul (@Ike_Saul) April 10, 2018
5. Of course he does.
Congressperson: Oh, i forgot my questions back in the office, ill go get them.
Mark Zuckerberg: Here, I have a copy.
— m i t h (@ManInTheHoody) April 10, 2018
6. The Catfish guy would know…
#Zuckerberg: “You’re not allowed to have fake profiles on Facebook.”
— Nev Schulman (@NevSchulman) April 10, 2018
7. If not now, when?
Ted Cruz literally checking his Facebook privacy settings during the Zuckerberg hearing today. pic.twitter.com/4JJCfwksKW
— UnsilentMajority 🌹 (@The_UnSilent_) April 10, 2018
8. Every member of Congress has their own priorities.
"Mr. Zuckerberg, why is it so difficult to find porn on Facebook?" pic.twitter.com/H4EUl0ZDVz
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) April 10, 2018
9. Life comes at you fast.
Mark Zuckerberg in 2016: "Personally I think the idea that fake news on Facebook … influenced the election in any way is a pretty crazy idea"
Mark Zuckerberg in 2018: pic.twitter.com/FoC2qXsAGT
— Hamza Shaban (@hshaban) April 10, 2018
10. The insane picture turns out to be pretty relatable.
— erin chack (@ErinChack) April 10, 2018
That face when you just wanted a faster way to rank girls by looks and ended up installing a fascist government in the most powerful country on earth pic.twitter.com/VEaQjz9Z6s
— Zack Bornstein (@ZackBornstein) April 10, 2018
12. People noticed he was sitting on an extra thick cushion to appear taller.
How you gonna testify to Congress sitting on a booster seat? pic.twitter.com/zkfb1uQCps
— Jericho – Tucker (@IIJERiiCHOII) April 10, 2018
13. Which is obviously excellent meme material.
Wow! Saw Zuckberg’s booster seat just now! pic.twitter.com/DPPNA7Asof
— Erik Finman (@erikfinman) April 11, 2018
14. The whole hearing was a mean meme machine.
My brother Matt added the theme from The Social Network to the Zuckerberg hearing and it's painful to watch. pic.twitter.com/Iolb5vbEVD
— Jen Lewis (@thisjenlewis) April 10, 2018
15. Zuckerberg’s robotic mannerisms were noticed by many.
Mark Zuckerberg’s manner has always reminded me of someone, but I could never quite grasp hold of it.
Just now it hit me, watching him testify about data. pic.twitter.com/4Zs2eGlsHD
— Matthew Teague (@MatthewTeague) April 10, 2018
16. And lead to more memes.
— Bryan Lawrence 🧔🏻 (@BeardedPundit) April 11, 2018
17. And we leave you with this not unlikely scenario…
Almost feel bad for Zuckerberg. There’s no way he left that room full of old people without having to set up their wifi.
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) April 11, 2018
Strap in, the hearing continues today.
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