Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attempted to influence members of the US government into taking a closer look at Apple’s business, a report examining the social network chief’s political influence claims.
Zuckerberg was originally not one to discuss politics early in his tenure leading Facebook, but over time he has shifted his stance to becoming more political. In a look over how he moved into a role where he is taking a bigger interest in politics, it seems Zuckerberg’s actions have also made some impact against its tech rivals.
People familiar with discussions between Zuckerberg and government officials speaking to the Wall Street Journal claim he has pushed for a greater scrutiny of both TikTok and Apple.
On the subject of Apple, Zuckerberg is said to have claimed to officials the iPhone maker doesn’t seem to face as much scrutiny as the social network, despite it owning an