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Facebook isn't a company. It's a country that needs to be sanctioned

One year ago   |   By The Next Web

It's hard to imagine Mark Zuckerberg or Sheryl Sandberg wearing a black eyepatch and stroking a cat while overseeing the covert operation to overthrow America's government. The people at Facebook, for all their flaws, don't seem like the villains in a James Bond movie. And, for what it's worth, they may very well have our best interests in mind. Who knows? But Facebook isn't people, it's more akin to a country, and a large one at that with over two billion citizens. It wasn't always a country. The social network was driven first by Zuckerberg's ego, then briefly by the...
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Investor sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data scandal - CNET

Investor sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data scandal - CNET

One year ago   |   By CNET

Lawsuit accuses company of making misleading statements that lead to a steep share price drop.
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A former Facebook employee who was responsible for monitoring data breaches has come forward about the way Facebook handles user data, calling its practices 'utterly shocking and horrifying'

A former Facebook employee who was responsible for monitoring data breaches has come forward about the way Facebook handles user data, calling its practices 'utterly shocking and horrifying'

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook is dealing with an investigation and a lot of consumer outrage after Christopher Wylie - the founder of data analytics company Cambridge Analytica - told the Guardian that his company used data from 50 million Facebook profiles to target voters.
Wylie said Facebook had sent Cambridge Analytica a letter back in 2015 asking it to delete the data, but that it never followed up; many are calling this irresponsible on Facebook's part.
Now, Sandy Parakilas, an ex-Facebook employee who worked on the very team that monitored data breaches back when Facebook's policy let outside apps...
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Mark Zuckerberg is ‘working around the clock' on the Cambridge Analytica controversy, Facebook says

Mark Zuckerberg is ‘working around the clock' on the Cambridge Analytica controversy, Facebook says

One year ago   |   By The Verge

After nearly four days of silence from top executives on the unfolding controversy around Cambridge Analytica's misuse of user data , Facebook on Tuesday made a statement about what Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are doing. “Mark, Sheryl and their teams are working around the clock to get all the facts and take the appropriate action moving forward, because they understand the seriousness of this issue,” Facebook told The Daily Beast. “The entire company is outraged we were deceived. We are committed to vigorously enforcing our policies to protect people's information and will take...
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