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Facebook: Cambridge Analytica data leak rises to 87m users

Facebook has said more users may have been affected by a data leak than previously thought, bringing the total to 87 million.

Facebook to offer clearer terms on privacy, data use

Facebook on Wednesday said it is updating its terms on privacy and data sharing to give users a clearer picture of how the social network handles personal information.

Amid growing firestorm, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg sets Congress date

Mark Zuckerberg agreed to appear before a congressional panel next week, putting a spotlight on the Facebook chief executive and social networking giant pressured by a massive breach of private data and misinformation on the platform.

Facebook removes pages controlled by Russian organisation

Facebook says it has removed more than 200 Facebook pages and Instagram accounts controlled by the Russian organisation that had meddled in the US 2016 presidential election.

Mark Zuckerberg urged to quit Facebook board

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, should quit from the Facebook board to protect user privacy said investor Scott Stringer.

Mark Zuckerberg calls Tim Cook’s comments on Facebook ‘extremely glib’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hit back Apple CEO Tim Cook, calling Cook’s comments about Facebook “extremely glib.” Cook told Recode last week that he would never be in the situation that Zuckerberg has found himself in, facing backlash for the massive Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook needs ‘a few years’ to fix problems

Facebook will likely need “a few years” to fix the problems uncovered by the revelations on the hijacking of private user data, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview released Monday.

Leaked Facebook memo questions cost of growth

Facebook troubles worsened late Thursday with the leak of a two-year-old memo from a high-ranking executive hinting that the social network was determined to grow despite risks to users.

Facebook ends data broker partnerships in blow to targeted ads

Facebook said on Wednesday it would end its partnerships with several large data brokers who help advertisers target people on the social network, a step that follows a scandal over how Facebook handles personal information.

Mark Zuckerberg rejects UK request to answer questions about Facebook’s data privacy

Mark Zuckerberg has ignored calls to appear before a U.K. Parliament Committee for questioning over the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal.

Facebook shares decline as US regulator announces privacy probe

Facebook Inc shares fell to 6.5 percent on Monday after United States-consumer-protection-regulator said it was investigating how the social-network allowed data of 50 million users to get into the hands of a political-consultancy.

Facebook logged phone call and SMS metadata via opt-in features

Responding to reports in some technology industry media that it has been logging users’ call and text history without their permission, Facebook said in a statement on Sunday that the function “has always been opt-in only.”

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has for the second time apologized over a "breach of trust", taking out full-page advertisements in British newspapers.

Report: Facebook collecting call history, SMS data from Android devices

Facebook has been collecting call records and SMS data from Android devices for years. Several Twitter users have reported finding months or years of call history data in their downloadable Facebook data file.

Facebook apologises for data scandal

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in almost all of Britain's national newspapers Sunday to apologise for a huge data privacy scandal.

Facebook plans to crack down on abuses

A social media platform, Facebook, on Thursday said it had taken steps to crack down on abuses to ensure safety of data on its platform.

Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook errors

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the social media company made mistakes that allowed data about users to end up with the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and vowed the company would make changes.

Facebook under pressure as US, EU call for probes into data practices

British privacy regulators are seeking a warrant to search the offices of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, following reports that the company may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users.

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