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 has 10 days to appeal the decision. The fine should be paid within 30 days.
The EU executive said it had sent out questionnaires as part of preliminary investigations into both Facebook and Google’s data.
Some states have raised concerns that Facebook and other tech companies engage in anti-competitive practices.
The 'Off-Facebook Activity' privacy tool is being rolled out in Ireland, South Korea, and Spain
Facebook rewarded companies that it favoured by giving them access to the data of its users.
Facebook is targetting users aged between 13-35 for what it calls a 'research' to learn user habits.
The German watchdog objects on how Facebook acquires data on people from third-party apps.
2018's tech scandals have been enough to exhaust even the most imaginative sci-fi visionaries.
Facebook says that the preferential data access was given to these apps with user permission.
'We made a mistake' admits Mark Zuckerberg after breaking his silence on Cambridge Analytica matter in a Facebook post
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has issued an official statement in response to the Cambridge Analytica controversy.
The Italian data protection authority has ordered social networking site Facebook to hand over personal data of an Italian user that was hacked and used on his fake account by a "Facebook friend."
Facebook must turn over any information it possesses that could help a young woman find out who published a sex video of her without her consent, a Dutch court ruled on Thursday.
If you thought 'pokes' from random strangers were bad enough, now Facebook friends can 'Ask' you about your relationship status or when you went to college, or which city you're currently living in.
Government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 Facebook users in the first half of this year, with about half the orders coming from authorities in the United States...