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Facebook acknowledges that it shared data of some inactive users with third-party apps, says the issue has now been fixed
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Facebook acknowledges that it shared data of some inactive users with third-party apps, says the issue has now been fixed

Facebook says that from the past several months, approximately 5,000 developers continued to receive user data even after they were inactive for over 90 days.

Judge urges Facebook to disclose app data for Massachusetts' investigation of its privacy practices
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Judge urges Facebook to disclose app data for Massachusetts' investigation of its privacy practices

Facebook is asked to handover material about apps that it is suspected may have misused customer data.

Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users about data collection: US FTC
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Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users about data collection: US FTC

The order comes after Facebook agreed in July to pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to the FTC.

Facebook's repetitive losses of users' privacy supplies a long-term need for supervision: US Judge
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Facebook's repetitive losses of users' privacy supplies a long-term need for supervision: US Judge

On 28 September 2018, Facebook said that hackers had exploited software flaws to access 50 million users' accounts.

Debating political ads on social media is Facebook, Twitter's way to derail issue; what's needed is legislation, not bans
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Debating political ads on social media is Facebook, Twitter's way to derail issue; what's needed is legislation, not bans

The advertising model and opaque ad-targeting of these platforms ends up undermining trust in political advertising itself.

California reveals Facebook probe, accuses company of hampering the investigation
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California reveals Facebook probe, accuses company of hampering the investigation

Some states have raised concerns that Facebook and other tech companies engage in anti-competitive practices.

Facebook to pay 500,000 pound penalty in UK over Cambridge Analytica scandal
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Facebook to pay 500,000 pound penalty in UK over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Data from at least 1 million British users had been harvested and used for political purposes.

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal
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Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said

Facebook privacy lawsuit to proceed, court calls its views on privacy 'so wrong'
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Facebook privacy lawsuit to proceed, court calls its views on privacy 'so wrong'

Facebook argued that users suffered no "tangible" harm during the scandal.

Over 400 mn Facebook IDs and phone numbers exposed via unsecured server: Report
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Over 400 mn Facebook IDs and phone numbers exposed via unsecured server: Report

The records also contain additional information such as the gender and location of the user.

Germany cartel office to appeal to Federal court against Facebook's data collection
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Germany cartel office to appeal to Federal court against Facebook's data collection

Germany is at the forefront of a global backlash against Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook to open a pop-up café in London to encourage privacy checks
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Facebook to open a pop-up café in London to encourage privacy checks

The cafe will give out free drinks to anyone who takes part in a privacy checkup.

Facebook ditched plans to buy group video chat app Houseparty, over antitrust concerns
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Facebook ditched plans to buy group video chat app Houseparty, over antitrust concerns

After Facebook's disinterest, Houseparty has now been acquired by Fortnite maker Epic Games.

Netflix's The Great Hack review: Unraveling the Cambridge Analytica scandal but offering no solution
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Netflix's The Great Hack review: Unraveling the Cambridge Analytica scandal but offering no solution

Cambridge Analytica has been at the forefront of data gathering and behavioural change for a long time.

Cambridge Analytica sued by FTC following Facebook's $5 billion settlement
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Cambridge Analytica sued by FTC following Facebook's $5 billion settlement

Kogan and former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix have to destroy all personal information gathered.

Facebook reportedly agrees to pay $5 billion as penalty for mishandling users' privacy
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Facebook reportedly agrees to pay $5 billion as penalty for mishandling users' privacy

Facebook will create a board committee that will make sure that users' privacy is being properly protected.

The Great Hack trailer: Netflix Original documentary explores Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data breach
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The Great Hack trailer: Netflix Original documentary explores Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data breach

The Great Hack includes interviews from The Guardian journalist Carole Cadwalladr, who first exposed the scandal and former chairman of CA, Julian Wheatland.

British Airways fined over £183 million after theft of passenger data; airline calls incident 'very sophisticated, malicious attack'
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British Airways fined over £183 million after theft of passenger data; airline calls incident 'very sophisticated, malicious attack'

British Airways has been fined more than £183 million after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said on Monday.

Mark Zuckerberg tries to blame the US govt for Facebook’s inability to deal with fake news
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Mark Zuckerberg tries to blame the US govt for Facebook’s inability to deal with fake news

Zuckerberg claims that dealing with election interference from nation states is above his pay grade.