By Patty Kennedy via Iris.xyz

As Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress earlier this month regarding the breach in Facebook data, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) asked about the company’s business model.

“We sell ads,” Zuckerberg replied with a smirk that was captured on a video that later went viral.

Smirk aside, Zuckerberg presented a series of responses that were strong enough to settle both shareholders’ and employees’ nerves as FB value rose by a reported $17 billion following the testimony and seemingly calmed the fire on the home front.

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