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Global Facebook Users To Get 'Good' EU-Style Safeguards: Mark Zuckerberg

"We've been very clear that we'll roll out the same controls all around the world," Zuckerberg said, adding that "good regulation" would increase user trust in how tech giants use their data

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Facebook Asks Big Banks To Share Customer Details

Facebook, which has come under intense criticism for sharing user data with many app developers, was interested in information including bank card transactions, checking account balances, and where purchases were made, according to the source

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Facebook Removes Accounts Involved In Political Influence Campaign Ahead Of US Mid-Term Polls

Facebook has been grappling with continuing public backlash for being slow to recognise Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, along with widespread concerns over its past data-sharing practices

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Retailers Set Sights On Facebook, Google Ad Revenue

Retailers ranging from Target and Walmart Inc to grocers such as Tesco Plc are working aggressively to attract big advertisers to their websites in a bid to drive sales, according to interviews with retailers, packaged goods makers, consumer data firms and marketing consultants

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Facebook To Take Down Fake News And Misinformation From Its Platform: Report

In India, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is facing the flak for allowing the circulation of a large number of irresponsible messages filled with rumours and provocation that has led to growing instances of lynching of innocent people

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How Various Social Networks Plan To Stem The Flow Of Fake News/ Misinformation Content

Fake news is stealing the faith of people on social media. Thus, every social media platform is trying to put more authoritative content in front of the people

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Facebook Shared Data With Chinese Phone Makers: Report

Facebook said the agreements with the Chinese companies allowed them access similar to what was offered to BlackBerry, which could retrieve detailed information on both device users and all of their friends — including religious and political leanings, work and education history and relationship status

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Facebook gave phone makers broad access to data on users, friends: NYT

The New York Times yesterday revealed the partnerships, shedding new light on the social media giant's behaviour related to customer data in the wake of a scandal involving the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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GDPR : EU's New Data Protection Law Will Affect Indian Software Companies Too

The article looks at various aspects of how the GDPR is going to determine the fate India software sector even as it tries to unravel other related repercussions of whether it will open a challenge or comes as the blessing in disguise by weaning out the wheat from chaff!

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Facebook Hit with Another Data Breach, 3M Users Exposed

The amount of legal cases and dollar amounts of those, especially when GDPR law comes into effect, are potentially too high even for Facebook to handle

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The Hidden Footnotes

Our need to network socially online comes with a cost. The idea is to be smart about it and resist oversharing information

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Scandal-Tainted Cambridge Analytica Announces Closure

In a statement, Cambridge Analytica said it would immediately cease operations and bankruptcy proceedings would soon begin

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Facebook Data Leak Scandal-Hit Cambridge Analytica To Shut Down

Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based political consulting firm at the heart of the massive data breach of Facebook users worldwide, announced it is shutting down.

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WhatsApp Co-Founder Leaving Facebook

Koum said in a post on his Facebook page that he is taking time off to pursue interests such as collecting air-cooled Porsches, working on cars and playing ultimate Frisbee

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UK Lawmakers Call On Zuckerberg To Appear Before Them

Facebook dispatched the unassuming engineer to London despite a previous request for Zuckerberg to appear

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