A European Parliament meeting on Tuesday with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be broadcast live, parliamentary officials and the company said on Monday after controversy over plans for a closed-door hearing.
A Facebook spokeswoman said: “We’re looking forward to the meeting and happy for it to be live streamed.”
Zuckerberg, who founded the U.S. social media giant, will be in Europe to defend the company after the scandal over its sale of personal data to a British political consultancy which worked on U.S. President Donald Trump’s election campaign, among others.
He will meet Tajani and leaders of parties in the European Parliament in Brussels from 6:15 p.m. (12.15 p.m. ET/1615 GMT) on Tuesday.
He is also due to meet French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday.