Cambridge Analytica

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February 22, 2019 - 10:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. An analytics tool called "App Events" allows app developers to record user activity and report it back to Facebook...
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October 25, 2018 - 12:26 pm
(CNN) -- UK authorities have hit Facebook with the maximum possible fine over its Cambridge Analytica scandal. But the penalty is tiny. The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office announced the £500,000 ($645,000) fine on Thursday, saying that Facebook failed to safeguard user data and...
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Facebook is taking action in the wake of the Russia investigation
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Tim Jimenez
June 04, 2018 - 7:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Facebook, which has been under the microscope for how it handles user information, has been sharing data with cell phone makers according to a new report. The New York Times reveals, for the last decade or so, that Facebook has played "let's make a deal" with dozens...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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May 24, 2018 - 5:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The company made the statement in a list of written replies to questions by European Union lawmakers. The answers were promised...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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May 22, 2018 - 10:14 am
By LORNE COOK, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers plan to press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hearing focused on a scandal over the alleged misuse of the personal information of millions of people...
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Facebook is taking action in the wake of the Russia investigation
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May 14, 2018 - 10:25 am
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) -- Facebook has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook said in a blog post Monday that it has investigated thousands of apps after it emerged that Cambridge Analytica had harvested information on...
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The offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London
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May 02, 2018 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The data firm at the center of Facebook's privacy scandal is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down. In a statement, Cambridge Analytica says it has been "vilified" for actions it says are both legal and widely accepted as part of online advertising. The firm says the media furor...
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 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg welcomes app developers to the Facebook F8 2018 developer conference.
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Melony Roy
May 01, 2018 - 6:44 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KYW Newsradio) — F8, Facebook's annual developer conference , showcases the social media giant's latest technology and gives its users a sneak peek of what's next. "Welcome to F8, this has been an intense year," said CEO Mark Zuckerberg in front of thousands in Silicon Valley...
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Mark Zuckerberg
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April 25, 2018 - 11:21 am
Seth Fiegerman (CNN Money) -- Mark Zuckerberg is about to face Wall Street for the first time since the Cambridge Analytical data scandal. Much is at stake. GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives in a research note Friday called this Facebook earnings report a "pivotal barometer" for investors. It will...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election.
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April 10, 2018 - 6:07 pm
By: Seth Fiegerman WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) -- Dozens of senators attempted to take swipes at Mark Zuckerberg in his debut on Capitol Hill. None appeared to land a blow. The Facebook CEO formally apologized to Congress on Tuesday for mistakes that led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal and stressed...
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