Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences. Is Google next?
A series of tough inquiries about how much personal information Facebook vacuums up on and off its social network seemed particularly vexing for Zuckerberg, who couldn’t quantify it.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a House oversight panel Wednesday that he believes it is “inevitable” there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties.
Watch a livestream of the second day of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony.
Here’s what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted 44 senators to know about the Cambridge Analytica scandal: He made mistakes. Facebook’s mission is to “help people connect.” And no, he’s not resigning.
Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Starting Monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds
Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the data it allows outsiders to access on its users.
From now on, the official Facebook page for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will have to include a “constituent message page.”
Here are some of the ways to block or minimize such tracking — but they come with trade-offs.
After recent revelations about what’s happening to your Facebook data, a lot of people are deleting Facebook from their lives — or least thinking about it. Ken Colburn, of the Data Doctors, details what you should consider, and some in-between steps you can take.
Facebook’s decision to stop working with third-party data collectors might earn it public-relations points, but it does little to protect your privacy.
Facebook faced new questions about collecting phone numbers and text messages from Android devices.
Facebook’s CEO apologized for the Cambridge Analytica scandal with ads in multiple U.S. and British newspapers Sunday, saying the social media platform doesn’t deserve to hold personal information if it can’t protect it.
An academic who developed the app used by Cambridge Analytica to harvest data from millions of Facebook users said he had no idea his work would be used in Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and that he’s being scapegoated in the fallout from the affair.
Lawmakers on both sides of the Atlantic criticized Facebook and its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, after reports surfaced that another company, Cambridge Analytica, improperly harvested information from 50 million Facebook users.
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