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In Australia, the social network may face fines of up to US $2.2 billion for the Cambridge Analytica scandal
Mark Zuckerberg says it has become clear in the last two years that Facebook executives 'haven't done enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm'
Following criticism on closed-door meetings, the Facebook CEO and the European Parliament President Antonio Tajani switch gears
The probe appears to focus on Cambridge Analytica's finances and how it obtained and used personal data from Facebook
'Despite Cambridge Analytica's unwavering confidence that its employees have acted ethically and lawfully... the siege of media coverage has driven away virtually all of the company's customers and suppliers,' says the company
Even if Facebook hired millions of content moderators, they are no match to the vetting capacity and breadth of its very capable and knowledgeable users, who should now engage Facebook more aggressively and intelligently
The Duterte presidential campaign's chief social media strategist claims the Cambridge Analytica CEO "influenced" his work
Zuckerberg's wording in his response to a US senator's question regarding their business model leaves open the possibility of a paid, ad-free version
The Facebook CEO says that Russians exploiting their system will keep getting better, and Facebook will have to invest in getting better to keep up
A US senator suggests that Facebook may be a monopoly – a claim that Zuckerberg rejects
'If you and other social media companies do not get your act in order, none of us are going to have any privacy anymore,' US Senator Bill Nelson tells the Facebook CEO in his first-ever US Congressional appearance
EXCLUSIVE: Butch Abad, the campaign manager of former president Benigno Aquino III, denies any involvement with Strategic Communication Laboratories and says its claims may be 'total fabrication'
'He must not underestimate the capacity of the European Parliament to do actions against Facebook and against him as CEO of Facebook,' says the head of the parliament's leading political group
EXCLUSIVE: Istratehiya, a local political consultancy firm, admits talking and meeting with Strategic Communication Laboratories in the lead up to the 2016 Philippine elections, but claims no partnership was sealed
(UPDATED) Jose Gabriel 'Pompee' La Viña, who appears in a photo with Cambridge Analytica's Alexander Nix, says he never worked with the parent company but took some lessons from the talk of Nix himself when he visited Manila in 2015
Data analytic firms, CubeYou and AggregateIQ, have reportedly been suspended from the social media giant’s platform
The 33-year-old chief executive is expected to face a grilling before a Senate panel on Tuesday, April 10, and follow up with an appearance in the House of Representatives the following day
(UPDATED) While the description calls to mind President Rodrigo Duterte, it could not have been him
Facebook says data of over 1.1 million Filipinos was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica
The congressional appearance will be the Facebook CEO's first since the scandal broke on the hijacking of data on tens of millions of users.
The new policies currently being crafted focus on transparency, providing explanations on how Facebook gathers and use data, and why you see the ads that you do
Mark Zuckerberg says he accepts responsibility for the failure to protect user data but maintains that he is still the best person to lead the network of two billion users
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If you think that what is happening to Facebook is going to go away soon and does not have far-reaching consequences down the line, think again
Experts weigh in on the leaked 2016 memo and Facebook's office culture, as the world's biggest social network is mired in controversy over the hijacking of personal data by a political consulting firm
'We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can't we don't deserve it,' Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says
In an age when Facebook has become a staple in daily life, how can an average person protect his or her personal data online?
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Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg also speaks up on the Cambridge Analytica scandal that hit the social media platform
With pressure ratcheting up on the 33-year-old CEO over a scandal that has wiped some $60 billion off Facebook's value, the initial response suggests his promise of self-regulation has failed to convince
Under Israel's privacy law, personal data may only be used with consent and for the purpose for which it was handed over, the privacy protection agency says. The agency says it will investigate if Israeli citizens' personal data was illegally used.
(3rd UPDATE) 'We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can't then we don't deserve to serve you,' Zuckerberg says, in his first public comments on the harvesting of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica
In 2015, apps such as 'thisismydigitallife' could scrape up all the personal details of not only the quiz-taker, but all their Facebook friends
The move to suspend CEO Alexander Nix comes as recordings emerge in which he boasts his data company played an expansive role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign
The British data analysis company, hired by the 2016 Trump campaign, says the source of the accusations – which it calls 'a former contractor' – is 'misrepresenting himself and the company'
Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar and Republican John Kennedy call for Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to appear before Congress, along with the CEOs of Google and Twitter