Preliminary enquiry showed that GSR had created an app, authorised by Facebook to collect specific user datasets for research in 2014
22 Jan 2021 12:48 PM
Facebook made a deal with US Federal Trade Commission on fine, but privacy activists say it's too little for the Cambridge Analytica scandal
25 Apr 2020 3:23 PM
Facebook users were profiled for vulnerability to radicalisation and were fed content to push them on to that path, says Christopher Wylie
11 Mar 2020 7:29 PM
Facebook and Twitter both would be notifying the users that it knows have been impacted by the breach.
27 Nov 2019 12:50 PM
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said there were 25 requests the company declined to answer or provide documents to fulfill.
07 Nov 2019 12:00 PM
While some lawmakers like Josh Hawley were quick to upbraid the CEO, several senators praised Zuckerberg for taking extensive time to meet.
21 Sep 2019 1:10 PM
The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, it is not necessary that these apps were posing a threat to users.
21 Sep 2019 10:29 AM
Facebook will also pay USD 100 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to disclose the breach to investors.
25 Jul 2019 7:43 AM
App developer Aleksandr Kogan has also agreed to follow the orders and destroy all personal information.
25 Jul 2019 7:38 AM
Cambridge Analytica used profiling techniques to predict and influence voter behaviour.
01 Jun 2019 12:30 PM
Zuckerberg has been the sole leader of Facebook for its entire 15 years of existence.
11 May 2019 9:43 AM
The step would include appointing a federally-approved privacy official at the highest level of Facebook.
02 May 2019 11:18 AM
The fine would be the largest ever imposed on a tech company.
18 Feb 2019 12:15 PM
The report on fake news and disinformation on social media sites followed an 18-month investigation.
18 Feb 2019 12:07 PM
The states of New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts are also probing the social media giant.
01 Feb 2019 12:08 PM
The social media platform is investing billions of dollars a year to improve the security of its network.
27 Jan 2019 11:40 AM
In Germany, Facebook is relatively less popular among users than in other Western countries, partly due to privacy concerns.
21 Jan 2019 10:27 AM
It is unclear if the company would settle with the FTC by accepting a significant financial penalty.
19 Jan 2019 10:27 AM
Facebook is being investigated by lawmakers in Britain after consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
08 Dec 2018 10:04 AM
Eight months after revealing the links between Facebook and CA, whistleblower is pushing for the internet giant to be regulated.
02 Dec 2018 12:25 PM