SNL Mocks Mark Zuckerberg: ‘Unlike My Facial Expression, Facebook is Going to Change’
Saturday Night Live introduced its own version of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in anticipation of his testimony in front of Congress this week during the show’s Weekend Update segment. The mock-Zuckerberg was true to form, in all of his robotic, nearly-humanistic glory.
After successfully completing eye contact with the show’s co-host Colin Jost, Zuckerberg — played by Alex Moffat — explained that he would not be leaving his post as the CEO of the world’s most popular social media platform. “According to our data sets, I don’t have to and you can’t make me,” he said after being asked if he would resign.
The real Zuckerberg has come under fire over Facebook’s controversial ties to the data firm Cambridge Analytica, which reportedly harvested data from 87 million profiles on the platform in an attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.
“Unlike my facial expression, Facebook is going to change,” he continued.
“That’s great. So users will be able to delete their data?” Jost asked.
“No,” Zuckerberg replied. “Because it’s mine. You gave it to me. No backsies. And if you don’t like it, you can Zuck it!”
Watch above, via NBC.
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