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Facebook data of over 500 million users from more than 100 countries found available on website for hackers
The data set has information from 106 countries including phone numbers, Facebook IDs, locations and email addresses
CBI files case against Cambridge Analytica, Global Science Research for illegal harvesting of Facebook users' data
It is alleged that GSR collected Facebook users' data for "research and academic purposes", which it allegedly sold for commercial gains to Cambridge Analytica, a company that profiled users based on their political inclination and used it to influence polls
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.
Facebook is asked to handover material about apps that it is suspected may have misused customer data.
The order comes after Facebook agreed in July to pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to the FTC.
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
The advertising model and opaque ad-targeting of these platforms ends up undermining trust in political advertising itself.
Some states have raised concerns that Facebook and other tech companies engage in anti-competitive practices.
Data from at least 1 million British users had been harvested and used for political purposes.
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The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said
Facebook argued that users suffered no "tangible" harm during the scandal.
The records also contain additional information such as the gender and location of the user.
Germany is at the forefront of a global backlash against Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica scandal
The cafe will give out free drinks to anyone who takes part in a privacy checkup.
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
Cambridge Analytica has been at the forefront of data gathering and behavioural change for a long time.
Kogan and former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix have to destroy all personal information gathered.
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
The Great Hack includes interviews from The Guardian journalist Carole Cadwalladr, who first exposed the scandal and former chairman of CA, Julian Wheatland.