|Not content that Facebook already helps FBI and CIA, NSA got into the act (infowars.com).|
|The face of mega spying social media site|
Posting on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg wrote today that he's "been so confused and frustrated by the repeated reports of the behavior of the U.S. government."
He adds that when Facebook's "engineers work tirelessly to improve security, we imagine we're protecting [users] against criminals, not our own government."
|Have you been paying any attention, Mark?|
White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden confirmed that the president spoke with Zuckerberg.
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