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Here's What Zuckerberg Was Really Thinking During Yesterday's Hearing

•, by Tyler Durden

The Facebook CEO must've been shaken up after being grilled by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sen. Ted Cruz yesterday just before taking the first of several breaks during yesterday's Odyssey-like Senate hearing, because he left a copy of his hearing notes on the table in plain view of press photographers, who were quick to "document" them.

While photographers only managed to photograph the top pages of Zuckerberg's lengthy memo, they provided insight into how Zuckerberg would've handled questions about whether Facebook should be broken up - which he was never asked, though Sen. Lindsey Graham came closest by asking Zuck if he felt Facebook had monopolistic power (Zuckerberg elicited chuckles by claiming "it doesn't feel that way to me" in response).

As the notes reveal, Zuck was prepared to cite competition with China as a reason why his company should remain intact.

"Break Up FB? U.S. tech companies key asset for America; break up strengthens Chinese companies," the document read, according to a photo published by the Associated Press.

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