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Alex Pasternack / Fast Company:
Facebook says Joseph Chancellor, a psychology researcher tied to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, has left the company, but declines to say when or why he left   —  A Facebook psychology researcher who previously helped harvest millions of Facebook users' profiles for the controversial Trump …
Sep 6, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources detail Sheryl Sandberg's expanding role at Facebook following its delayed response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which she saw as a disaster   —  Amid questions about her influence at the social network, the high-profile executive has been asked to tackle safety and security issues
Sep 4, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Facebook faces continuing calls for regulation of microtargeted ads in US and Europe after probes of Internet Research Agency and Cambridge Analytica data use   —  Facebook has made a mint by enabling advertisers to identify and reach the very people most likely to react to their messages.
Aug 17, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
The Facebook stock drop foreshadows a potentially less profitable future as it relies more on video formats like Stories with a lighter ad load than News Feed   —  These days, everything seems to be going wrong for Facebook.  The social networking giant is still reeling from the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal.
Jul 27, 2018, 12:35 AMIn context
CNBC:
Facebook closes down 19% after the disappointing user numbers and revenue growth projections, losing almost $120B in market value in a day   —  - The company missed projections on key metrics after struggling with data leaks and fake news scandals.  — The stock is flirting with bear market territory …
Jul 26, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
Profile of UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who gave Facebook a £500K fine over Cambridge Analytica and is investigating data misuse during Brexit   —  With the publication of an interim report on her investigation into the Brexit referendum, the information commissioner …
Jul 15, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SEC has asked Facebook how much it knew about Cambridge Analytica's use of user data and how it analyzed the risk of developers sharing data improperly   —  Facebook faces questions on what it knew and when about Cambridge Analytica's use of social-media data
Jul 12, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Karen Weise / Bloomberg:
Facebook research group Social Science One to offer scholars access to a petabyte of anonymized user data to understand the role of misinformation in elections   —  An independent research initiative that Facebook Inc. announced in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal is launching its first study …
Jul 11, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Adam Fisher / Wired:
Interviews with Zuckerberg and other employees shed light on Facebook's wild early days from 2004/2005 and the corporate proto-culture that shaped the company   —  EVERYONE WHO HAS seen The Social Network knows the story of Facebook's founding.  It was at Harvard in the spring semester of 2004.
Jul 11, 2018, 2:35 AMIn context
Washington Post:
UK watchdog gives Facebook a preliminary fine of about $664,000, the maximum allowed, for letting Cambridge Analytica access data about millions of people   —  Facebook is staring down its first fine for allowing Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data about millions of people …
Jul 10, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context

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