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Poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

4 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

If you've made changes to how you use social media since Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you're not alone.
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Facebook handed over data to the man it now blames for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook handed over data to the man it now blames for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook handed user datasets to scientist Aleksandr Kogan , the man it now blames for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Kogan told a committee of lawmakers in Britain that the data came with no strings attached and helped inform his earlier research on user behaviour.
Kogan said Facebook was "arguably" too open with the data it shared with academics.
Business Insider has contacted Facebook for comment.
Facebook handed over data, with no strings attached, to the man it now blames for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
That was the testimony Aleksandr Kogan - the data scientist behind the app...
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Investors are dying to know if the Cambridge Analytica scandal means people use Facebook less

Investors are dying to know if the Cambridge Analytica scandal means people use Facebook less

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Analysts want to know whether the Cambridge Analytica scandal has affected user engagement on Facebook.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said the DeleteFacebook campaign hasn't had much impact, but it's less clear whether users are choosing to spend less time on the social network.
Facebook was already suffering from falling user engagement, and said months ago it was knowingly making changes that reduce user time spent on the platform.
As Facebook grapples with the fallout of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, there's one big question on everyone's lips: How are the users themselves reacting?
On...
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Facebook 'delays smart speaker launch' in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook 'delays smart speaker launch' in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal

4 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

Social network is hoping you'll have forgotten all about it by then
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Man who links Facebook and Cambridge Analytica faces questions - CNET

4 monthes ago   |   By CNET

UK government officials grill Aleksandr Kogan, the man sold Facebook users' data to Cambridge Analytica.
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