Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg will be facing a grilling from lawmakers in Congress at 14:00 UTC (10 a.m. local time) today.
In his testimony before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, Zuckerberg has already revealed he will addressing the Libra cryptocurrency project and other issues facing the social media giant more widely.
However, there's much that is unknown, as Zuckerberg will also be facing questions from the committee's 60 members for the hearing, titled: "An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors."
Committee chair Rep. Maxine Waters has previously said the Libra project should be halted so regulatory issues can be addressed.
You can watch live video from the hearing below or click this link to view it on YouTube.
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