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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
Washington Post:
Sources: DOJ's probe into the Cambridge Analytica scandal has broadened to focus on the actions and statements of Facebook; FBI, SEC, and FTC are also involved   —  A federal investigation into Facebook's sharing of data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened to focus …
Jul 2, 2018, 6:01 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out changes to some APIs, shutting down some while adding restrictions and mandatory app reviews to others, in wake of Cambridge Analytica   —  Following the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal and the more recent discovery of a Facebook app that had been leaking data on 120 million users …
Jul 2, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Inti De Ceukelaire:
Researcher: Facebook quiz maker NameTests exposed personal info of ~120M users for years, in a data leak that was fixed after the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  Ever took a personality test on Facebook?  For years, anyone could have accessed your private information, friends, posts and photos.
Jun 28, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
University of Cambridge professor Jon Rust warned about dangers of Cambridge Analytica in '14; Facebook now accuses his department of being complicit in scandal   —  IN DECEMBER 2014, John Rust wrote to the head of the legal department at the University of Cambridge, where he is a professor, warning them that a storm was brewing.
Jun 20, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Recode:
Full video and transcript of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schroepfer at Code, on Cambridge Analytica, fake accounts, regulation, a paid model, more   —  “To this day, we still don't actually know what data Cambridge Analytica had.” … Kara Swisher: I don't think we have to say much.
May 30, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Vermont begins regulating data brokers, which now have to register, notify about breaches, and can be sued if data's misused, e.g. for fraud or racial profiling   —  While Facebook and Cambridge Analytica are hogging the spotlight, data brokers that collect your information from hundreds …
May 27, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context

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