Senator Asks How Facebook Remains Free, Mark Zuckerberg Smirks: ‘We Run Ads’ | NBC News

2020 7/24
Senator Asks How Facebook Remains Free, Mark Zuckerberg Smirks: ‘We Run Ads’ | NBC News

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) asks Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg how he is able to sustain a business model in which users do not pay.
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Senator Asks How Facebook Remains Free, Mark Zuckerberg Smirks: ‘We Run Ads’ | NBC News



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  • igottmituns says:

    One of the dumbest questions asked during this whole shitshow…

    • JAY V says:

      But facebook doesn’t make most of their money thru ads.. they make them through selling your data.. that’s why he’s smiling

    • Derek Meade says:

      igottmituns The real dumb one is you if you didn’t understand the intent of the question

  • Randy Cherry says:

    He chairs the Republican Tech Task Force. I wouldn’t have admitted that.

  • B S says:

    He forgot to mention how he also makes money by selling off your personal information.

    • KingJustice98 says:

      No, they don’t sell personal information. They sell ad space targeted at people with particular tastes. The ad buyer has no access to that personal information, it’s anonymous. They only know that their ads will be seen by people within that group.

  • InferSader says:

    This shows just how ignorant some of these politicians are on this issue.

    • itsLean ★ says:

      Or the people, to not understand what’s he really implying

  • Harry Kim says:

    We need more tech and science savvy members in our government. Our policies and ethics fall far behind the rate that technology is advancing, and the video clearly shows that. Mr. Zuckerberg earned 3 billion dollars just by saying “Senator, we run ads”, while perfectly maintaining his image of accountability. As if the guy is not already super intelligent, the people who should be asking tough questions and holding him and his company accountable hardly gave him a challenge.

  • Joe J says:

    A lot of people didn’t pick up in this. Orrin Hatch WAS ASKING A RHETORICAL QUESTION that was meant to be sarcastic.

    Hatch was throwing shade at the rest of Congress. That was a beautiful moment where he and Zuckerberg shared a common moment. Basically Hatch was satirizing the people who didn’t know what they were talking about when they referred to Facebook’s business model. Very clever on Hatch’s end! He knows how Facebook sustains finances but used that irony to point out that the whole hearing was kind of pointless because the rest of the senators don’t know squat.

    MAYBE if this f*cking news channel didn’t cut out the preceding questions to this clip everybody would see Hatch’s clever wit. It saddens me to think people thought Hatch was asking a literal question.

    NATURALLY, NBC cut the video to change the story or was too stupid to pick up on Hatch’s joke.

  • Mike Trapp says:

    but that’s not all they do.

  • BlackLion says:

    “Mr. Zuckerberg, do I have your full attention?”
    “No. You have a part of my attention.”

  • Robert Blanchard says:

    This may be the most dishonest misleading cut video I’ve seen. The only thing more disturbing is the amount of idiots that fell for it. Fools. Look up the clip on c span. Dummies

  • Volencho says:

    Mr.Zuckerberg killed it! 😀

  • Joakim Tukiainen says:

    “Senator, we run ads.”
    Smile: ——-[]—
    Smile: –[]——–

  • nääin says:

    Mark Zuckerberg – We Run Ads (REMIX) on my channell :DDDd

  • Alexia’s Chronicles says:

    I’m the only one thinking that he’s a pretty guy?

    • itsLean ★ says:

      The Senator? Yass S2

  • nääin says:

    Mark Zuckerberg – We Run Ads (REMIX) on my channel go check it out if u have time:DDDD

  • SkeltalDelegate says:

    Not a fan of the Zucc or his political leanings, but this all seems like a show to scapegoat him and “solve” the problem of privacy loss on social media. The worst part about this video is the typical boomer who has no idea what he’s talking about and thinks his “gotcha” question was slick.

  • crono659 says:

    >chairs the Republican high tech task force
    >doesn’t know that websites use advertising to generate revenue

  • K. Loh says:

    Who doesn’t love ads. I spend 1 hour a day watching ads and get so excited to see different ads.

  • Staticks says:

    You do realize Orin Hatch was asking this question rhetorically, don’t you?

    When you make fun of someone because the joke flew over your head.

    • itsLean ★ says:

      Can’t believe people’s laughing on this senator while I was applauding him.

  • Blqnky. says:

    the long pause with zuckerberg was probably him trying to figure out if he was serious or not

    • vinni3c says:

      Or trying not to laugh

  • Keith Foester says:


  • DeOpPunchess says:

    90% of the time Zuckerberg just sitting there trying to explain the internet to old people…

    • Leila Adams says:

      DeOpPunchess Their children probably never answer their annoying questions. So they decided to bring the founder 🤣

  • designspm says:

    It’s impressive how a person in such important position doesn’t know how free apps or services can generate money and be profitable

  • Long Nguyễn says:

    Meme incoming lol

  • Alolan Vulpix Getting Railed Berr says:

    the Senate needs term limits

  • RandomAwesomeism says:

    zucc this meme! right now!

  • Sarah Shay says:

    Omg look at this shirt I found!! 😂🤣

  • Scuba Diving says:

    Mark what about the false likes contents on payed pages and false user accounts which brings popularity on facebook platform
    We pay false accounts and robotic users or true humans ?????
    How he has maded that money fortunes if Facebook was free ???
    What adds are available on the Facebook platforms ?
    What about when a page is created he needs money to public the page and if the page is not payed will remains unknown to public.

  • Toon M says:

    @NBC News
    My question for you would be why did you take this out of context and made the senator look stupid, when it is clear it was just a rhetorical question. Clickbait much?

    Full context:

  • Quintus says:

    smile.exe enabled

  • Ak47 says:

    that is the biggest pronlem in our world ADS

  • darktainer says:

    that face when he said senator we run adds LMFAO that senator is so dumb

    • Field Flower says:

      No the senator knows he sells info not just ads.

  • Cypnos says:

    Senator, we run ads… 🙂

  • Justin Crow says:

    He chairs the high tech task force and he doesn’t understand how… oy vay.

  • Katelyn Grace says:

    That adorable little smile lmao

  • Pusy Icecream says:

    Senetor we run ads 🙂

  • Cuong Nguyen says:

    ” we sell user’s personal information ”

  • dronespace says:

    Z U C C

  • Stephanie C says:

    Hatch is Mormon. He only understands pay to play aka full paying tither gets to go to the temple.

  • Dean says:

    lol this shows that the average citizen knows more about technology that the lawmakers who should have a decent knowledge about the subject in order to put laws into practice. Politicians are unarmed to create laws to protect their citizens while leaving enough room for technology companies to grow because of their lack of knowledge. ( they probably think that a DDOS attack is a nuclear bomb and that an algorithm is a fish)

  • Emil von Schwartzenberg says:

    iconic moment

  • Alsi Mergan says:

    DETROIT: Become Human

    Facebook: run ads

  • multimang0steen says:

    0:38. Yeah.. You run and allow SCAM ADS. They are everywhere. Facebook doesnt bother if their advertisements were scams as long as they earn money..

  • Stoned Prophet says:

    He may not be evil, but his lawyers are.

  • old fan says:

    I bet Snorin’ Orrin is on the Senate Science & Technology Committee.

  • John Martinez says:

    Dinosaur Hatch is out of touch with reality.How does he think any online companies like Facebook have made their money ?Go to Senator Hatch’s official YouTube page and he has disabled the comment section on all of his videos, why ?Because he does not want viewers of his videos to give a honest opinion about him.So much for his claiming to be patriotic.

  • RightNow says:

    So many naive people on the comment section. Of course the senator knew facebook earned profits off of ads. He just simply wanted to highlight that fact to continue with his argument. Jesus Christ people are stupid.

    • TA34 says:

      No, from his words he clearly has no understending how it works. If it was like that he’d say somthing like “just to be clear, how exactly do you earn your money through Facebook?”

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  • E.A Alaloush says:

    run smile.bat

  • Crazy Edd says:

    Smile.exe is running

  • Glorymon says:

    Hatch probably knows how facebook is run he just didn’t ask the question in the right way

  • Eddie Stehr says:

    hes so proud of himself

  • Ton says:


  • Evgeny Stolyarov says:

    this is why we need more younger people in the government

    • jascha kirschnick says:

      This is why there is no younger people in the government

  • Akash Sharma says:

    Utah, Please retire Orrin Hatch.

  • SebAviation says:

    sIr We RuN aDs!

  • dramasbomin says:

    Did this guy say he chairs the high tech task force but doesn’t know how Facebook can stay free?

    • Field Flower says:

      He knows they sell data, not just ads.

  • Stephen says:

    It was a snuck premise.

  • Dead Pickle Chin Ah Boi says:

    Look at his *EARS*

  • Matthew Melange says:

    This guy is on the Senate Republican High Tech Task Force since 2010 and doesn’t understand how Facebook makes money

  • Bart Simpson says:

    This guy was the chair of the senate republican high tech committee… This is the same guy who determined that the country did not have enough IT people and we needed to import H1Bs from India…He ruined the US IT job market by flooding it with cheap labor and enabling outsourcing to India.

  • V P says:

    Mr. Zuckercorn, how do I use these AOL CDs?

  • wind C says:

    Boomers need to retires already

  • Doug Shaw says:

    How does NPC stay on the air? They sell cars, drugs and Democrat poop! Who wants to buy poop?!

  • me ow says:

    Senator, we run ads. 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Almond Milk says:

    Do any of you know what is this sitcom called?

  • Андрей Шапеев says:

    Mark have crying ayes.

  • KaiBowman says:

    Ah robots.

  • Nobody Move says:

    Speaking of running adds, holy cow, I’m sick and tire of Kevin the solar guy.

  • Kobe Wright says:

    Certified bruh moment.

  • heroclix0rz says:

    Grandma: “I haven’t seen you in so long! How’s school going?”
    Student: “Just studying up for my biochem final, but I hear ochem is going to be killer next semester.”
    Grandma: “I see….that’s great.”

  • ff# says:

    i assume ads is like 0.1% of their income

  • Michael B says:

    Everyone commenting “What a dumb question, derp derp!” – you do get the point the Senator is intimating, right? The subtext in his question is that this business model is predicated upon way more than advertising. He got Zuckerberg to answer without telling the entire truth i.e. Facebook is selling your data.

  • Abhinaya Yatalana says:

    zuck should’ve said ok boomer instead

  • Hamoonist says:

    My sense of libertarianism just got stronger.

  • dexos333333 says:

    i mean… i don’t like mark, at all… but those guys asking stupid questions are soooo painful to hear.

  • Sashi_Me says:

    When you’re parents are wondering why the WiFi is down

  • toms5oh says:

    Facebook is run by FASCISTS!

  • purplegoat2500 says:

    I always thought the senator was betraying a misunderstanding about how Facebook worked but after reading about Facebook, I see he was running a line of questioning

  • KingBS says:

    0:04 first time I see that

  • Youssef Hegazy says:

    I keep coming back to see Orrin hatch’s smile….So cute !!!

  • John k says:


  • David Villanueva says:

    Woman behind him looks like Nicolas Cage…

  • Prohibited Jingoism says:

    Boomers SMH

  • Prohibited Jingoism says:

    Imagine if this was streamed on Twitch

  • PaulThePuppeteer says:

    The robots have developed a sense of humor. It’s getting more and more dangerous

  • niggacamo says:

    We run ads

  • GamerChameleon says:

    This man is the chair of the High Tech Task Force. Wtf??

  • конфеты says:

    Best meme

  • Sam Potts says:

    Complete rubbish, if they just had one person that knew what to ask past after ‘We Run Ads’.
    1) Like do you accept that predictive adverisement can be used to manipulate peoples actions and needs better regulation?

  • Steve Cole says:

    We’re governed by the weakest and the stupidest.

  • Aspiring Marauder says:

    Reptilian millenium-agents interrogate alien xenofetishist about hyoo-maan digital communications.

  • Oussama Kifo says:


    • Luca Maddox says:

      You dropped this ;

  • keiming227 says:

    Mark Zuckerberg was like me explaining how to WiFi works to my parents

  • Isha Shah says:

    that’s the whole point of the trial.

  • ToiletRat says:

    That’s a BIG B R U H

  • Lady Melanin says:

    “We run ads” smile
    Now, “where is ur diversity”
    UHM, UHM, looking bewildered.

  • Yonathan Bustamante says:

    we run ads, como me he perdido de semejante meme

  • SadhuSyrupC says:

    The evil in his face as he said it. Demon.