Mark Zuckerberg promises someone will be in touch. The Facebook CEO answered questions Tuesday from members of both the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and in the process made it clear to elected officials that someone — but not him — would eventually get back to them. InRead More
Mark Zuckerberg is going to testify, but the question remains as to whether or not he’ll really say anything of substance. The CEO is in Washington D.C. this week to assure lawmakers and the concerned citizens of Facebook Nation that he knows he needs to do better, that he is going to make it allRead More
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He admitted the social media company made mistakes, and pledged “to protect your data.” “We also made mistakes, there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it,” Zuckerberg said in a .
This is the first time ZuckerbergRead More
The man who helped gather Facebook users’ information for Cambridge Analytica claims that he didn’t think it’d be used to target voters. Data scientist Aleksandr Kogan, who also goes by the surname of Spectre, told CNN‘s Anderson Cooper on Tuesday that he was “heavily siloed” from knowing about the UK data firm’s clients and funders,Read More
In the wake of the latest Facebook data breach catastrophe, Josh Constantine rounds up more than a decade’s worth of major catastrophes wrought by Facebook’s recklessness, greed, and foolishness, from Beacon to the “Engagement Ranked Feed” to the “Engagement Priced Ad Auctions” to the choices that created spamming games like Zynga’s offerings, to theRead More
Cambridge Analytica is the name on everyone’s lips right now, and British and U.S. lawmakers want to know about Facebook’s dealings with it. The U.K. based political data firm has been suspended by Facebook, following revelations it used the personal data of 50 million users without their knowledge. Cambridge Analytica allegedly used this data forRead More