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US spy revelations hurt Web trust: Facebook chief

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Revelations about the US government's secret surveillance programs has had a big impact on "trust metrics" of Internet companies like Facebook, the social network chief Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Newseum September 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Speaking at a Washington forum, Zuckerberg said Facebook would keep pressing for more transparency about the National Security Agency programs disclosed in recent months believed to collect vast amounts of data on Internet users.

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