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Facebook hit with additional $100 million fine for ‘misleading disclosures’ about data misuse in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal
The SEC alleges Facebook knew in 2015 Cambridge Analytica had collected data on millions of users, but didn't disclose the breach until 2018.
Advocacy group Fair Vote is assembling a class action suit against Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. It would appear to be the first group action Facebook would have to fight for its mishandling of people's information.
Two months after CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Senate hearing, Facebook shared a 450-page follow-up document that attempts to answer the questions Zuckerberg was asked both during the hearing and in the weeks that followed. Here are the ones that seem to have gotten away.
Facebook’s confession about a bug that affected 14 million people signals a seismic shift inside the company
Facebook is finally becoming more transparent about bugs and leaks that affect user data. The company has proactively confessed to a bug that resulted in setting people's status updates to public by default, even if they had previously been set to private before.
‘I’m pretty sure Mark and Sheryl do not appreciate what I’m doing’: Meet the whistleblower waging war on Facebook
If Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg didn't know Sandy Parakilas' name when he quit Facebook in 2012, they certainly do now. Parakilas was an operations manager at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters in California between 2011 and 2012.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed to travel to Europe this week to face questions from senior European politicians about the Cambridge Analytica data leak, and the social network's attitude to privacy.
A Facebook app developer laid out how the company is massively underplaying the risk of another Cambridge Analytica data scandal
Facebook's historically more relaxed approach to privacy means it will be tough to investigate apps and leaves it vulnerable to further data breaches following the Cambridge Analytica debacle.
Facebook has suspended 200 apps and investigated thousands of others in case they misused people’s data
Facebook said it has suspended 200 apps on its service and investigated thousands of others in order to prevent a second Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The company hasn't said which apps it has suspended, because it's still confirming whether any of these apps did actually misuse people's data.
Eight weeks after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook’s stock price bounces back to where it was before the controversy
When the news broke on March 16 that the analytics company had been harvesting data from tens of millions of Facebook profiles to influence the election, Facebook's stock price took a nosedive. As of May 10, it's back to where it was.
Happn’s CEO took a shot at Facebook for using its new dating service to distract from its data disaster
The CEO of dating app Happn thinks Facebook has an ulterior motive for announcing a brand new dating service. In an interview with Business Insider, Didier Rappaport said social networking and dating were totally different — and that Facebook was trying to distract from its privacy problems.