Frustration Boils Over at Facebook’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

“Emulate George Washington, not Vladimir Putin,” one investor told Mark Zuckerberg

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Anger and frustration boiled over at Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, turning the typically uneventful gathering into a chance for investors to confront company executives after a scandal-ridden year.

The meeting felt like a revolt at times, NBC News reported, as investors hammered CEO Mark Zuckerberg with questions about his leadership, control of the company and handling of the Cambridge Analytica data-harvesting scandal.

“Emulate George Washington, not Vladimir Putin,” one investor told Zuckerberg, referring to Washington’s decision to step down as president.

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