Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a recent post that he was “proud of the progress” made by the company …
Alphabet Inc’s Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ following its announcement that the private profile data of at least 500,000 users may have been exposed to hundreds of external developers, Reuters reported.
The federal probe into Facebook’s data breach incident with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened focus on the actions and statements of the tech giant.
Speaking on the sidelines of the VivaTech conference in Paris last week at a “Tech for Good” event, Nadella said he believes there is a “tremendous responsibility” on tech firms to scale, recognise and act upon with regards to data protection.
Last week, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the European Parliament in Brussels to answer a few questions about the recent Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
Facebook has reportedly suspended “around 200” applications on its platform as part of an investigation into misuse of private user data.
Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down, it was reported on Wednesday.
Jan Koum’s plan to exit comes after clashing with the parent company over WhatApp’s strategy and Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption.
Facebook is set to move more than 1.5 billion users out of reach of a new European privacy law, which would allow regulators to fine companies for data breaches.
During the second day of congress hearings, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that he was among the nearly 87 million people whose personal information was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.