Fix Facebook, whether it wants to or not - whistleblower

2018-12-03 06:01

Eight months after revealing the links between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, whistleblower Christopher Wylie is pushing for the internet giant to be regulated - whether it wants to or not.

Facebook users try data grab as Cambridge Analytica evaporates

2018-08-21 11:50

Facebook users who say their personal data was misused will find out whether they can squeeze more information out of a quickly evaporating company that played a role: Cambridge Analytica.

Cambridge Analytica to face Facebook users in bankruptcy

2018-06-01 12:21

Cambridge Analytica, the UK political consulting firm that has closed its doors after a scandal over how it harvested data, now faces a group of Facebook users in its bankruptcy.

Professor defends role in Facebook data scandal

2018-04-23 22:00

The psychologist behind an app that harvested data from up to 87 million Facebook users has defended his role in the scandal, saying he "never heard a word" of opposition from the social media giant.

Take a look at what information Facebook stores about you

2018-03-26 22:00

Facebook’s function to download stored data reveals that the platform may be storing information users are unaware of, despite having unintentionally given their consent for this to be done.

Zuckerberg summoned by Congress as lawmakers fume over data leak

2018-03-22 19:22

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been called to appear before a House panel as fallout continues from the exploitation of data from millions of the site’s users by a political consulting firm linked to President Donald Trump.


Facebook gets symbolic fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

2018-10-29 09:47

Facebook has been slapped with a symbolic £500 000 fine by the UK’s privacy regulator for 'serious' violations of data protection rules that paved the way for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Facebook disputes report it grants phone makers deep data access

2018-06-04 13:31

The New York Times has reported Facebook had struck deals with device manufacturers that allowed them full access to information on users and their friends.

Live stream for Zuckerberg's European hearing over privacy scandal

2018-05-21 22:33

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to the European Parliament on the Cambridge Analytica scandal will be broadcast live online on Tuesday.

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

2018-04-17 16:06

The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.

Facebook denies reports it secretly logs your call data

2018-03-26 15:21

The company has said that call logging is part of opt-in feature for people using Messenger or Facebook Lite on Android, and it can be turned off.

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