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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Highlights from first hearing: Zuckerberg asked about Facebook's monopoly power, hopes AI will flag bad content soon, says Facebook doesn't snoop on phone calls   —  Congress doesn't understand Facebook.  Does anyone?  —  Mark Zuckerberg made his highly anticipated debut before Congress today during …
Apr 10, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Facebook confirms some users' private messages were collected by quiz app that Cambridge Analytica used to glean data, says 1,500 people were affected   —  THE DATA CONSULTING firm Cambridge Analytica, which harvested as many as 87 million Facebook users' personal data, also could have accessed …
Apr 10, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
The Verge:
Live blog of day one of Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress   —  Congress grills Facebook CEO on Cambridge Analytica, data security, and election meddling — Over the course of two days, Mark Zuckerberg will be testifying before Congress and facing difficult questions about how Facebook …
Apr 10, 2018, 2:26 PMIn context
Christopher Knaus / The Guardian:
Just 53 Australians and 10 New Zealanders used the Facebook quiz app that Cambridge Analytica gleaned data from, but ~375K users in the countries were affected   —  Most of 310,000 Australians affected by breach did not directly consent to harvesting of their personal details … Play Video
Apr 10, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Nick Summers / Engadget:
Facebook adds a Help Center page that tells users if they were affected by Cambridge Analytica's data abuse, as it rolls out similar announcement in News Feed   —  In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, you're probably wondering: Was I actually affected?
Apr 10, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Facebook debuts a Data Abuse Bounty to reward those who report misuse of data by app devs; payouts are for cases affecting 10K+ users and range from $500-$40K   —  - Facebook is launching a data abuse bounty program to ask its users to help it find companies using unauthorized data.
Apr 10, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Some Facebook staff say Cambridge Analytica scandal is mostly being hyped by the media; Zuckerberg said job applicants haven't been deterred by it, says source   —  Many workers are undaunted by user-data scandal; issues are mostly hype, some say  —  Facebook Inc. FB -.18% may be losing friends …
Apr 9, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
After CNBC inquiry, Facebook suspends CubeYou, a firm that made popular quiz apps for Cambridge University and bragged it had personal info of tens of millions   —  - Data analytics firm CubeYou used personality quizzes clearly labeled for “non-profit academic research” to help marketers find customers.
Apr 8, 2018, 2:13 PMIn context
Carl Meyer / National Observer:
Facebook says it has suspended Canadian data firm AggregateIQ over alleged involvement with SCL and the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal   —  Facebook says it has suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ from its platform, after reports emerged alleging its involvement …
Apr 6, 2018, 8:50 PMIn context
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook “underinvested” in safety and security and that she and Zuckerberg should have spoken about Cambridge Analytica scandal sooner   —  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's second-in-command, said she personally made “mistakes” and that the company had been too slow …
Apr 5, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context

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