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Facebook drowning in controversy ahead of mega-hearings

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It's not just Cambridge Analytica. Facebook can’t escape a tide of criticism over the way it harvests user data, even as it looks to mitigate the scandal that started it all.

Why it matters: The company is preparing for two high-stakes hearings next week where CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be grilled by lawmakers who think he didn’t properly handle abuse of the platform.