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Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
Sources: Facebook board member Marc Andreessen attended a meeting with Christopher Wylie about Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data, in the summer of 2016   —  Allegations come as US prosecutors investigate claims of cover-up  —  Facebook is facing explosive new questions …
Mar 16, 2019, 5:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Attorneys General of CT, IL, MA, NY, NJ, and NC are investigating how Facebook has handled user data, in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  - Cambridge Analytica data breach triggered state probes  —  Facebook Inc. has become the target of at least three more state probes …
Feb 3, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Despite Facebook spending ~$1B last year on Watch, its would-be YouTube killer is a jumble of ads with no hit shows and a tiny slice of overall video revenue   —  Three long years ago, when the world knew little about Cambridge Analytica and laughed off the specter of fake news, Mark Zuckerberg had a very different kind of problem.
Jan 28, 2019, 12:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
In a formerly undisclosed memo from March, a top FTC enforcement official said Facebook wasn't at fault for Cambridge Analytica's abuses; FTC says probe ongoing   —  Last spring, soon after Facebook acknowledged that the data of tens of millions of its users had improperly been obtained …
Dec 30, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Washington Post:
The AG for the District of Columbia files lawsuit against Facebook over allowing Cambridge Analytica access to users' information   —  The attorney general for the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Facebook for allowing Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy …
Dec 19, 2018, 12:14 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says its Clear History feature, which was announced at F8 2018, is taking longer than expected and should be ready for testing by spring 2019   —  “It's taking longer than we initially had thought.”  —  Back in May, at the height of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal …
Dec 17, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Anna Hensel / VentureBeat:
Facebook says it will now let individual developers not associated with a business go through its revised app review process to regain access to certain APIs   —  Facebook announced today that it is letting individual developers who aren't associated with a business go through …
Dec 10, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Mozilla's revenue rose 8% to $562M in 2017, boosted by an expanded Google-Firefox deal for default search, but Firefox MAUs dipped YoY from 300M to 277M   —  An expanded Firefox search deal with Google helped push Mozilla's annual revenue up 8 percent to $562 million for 2017 …
Nov 27, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
UK parliament seizes documents, first obtained in a US civil case, allegedly shedding light on Facebook policies that led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  Parliament has used its legal powers to seize internal Facebook documents in an extraordinary attempt to hold the US social media giant …
Nov 24, 2018, 5:53 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook appeals UK regulator's decision to impose maximum £500K fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal, citing lack of evidence that UK users had suffered harm   —  Facebook has appealed against a fine imposed on it by the UK's data watchdog after the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Nov 22, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context

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