DATA SCANDAL IS HUGE BLOW FOR COMPANY AND EFFORTS TO STUDY ITS IMPACT ON SOCIETY

CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA AND FACEBOOK ACCUSED OF MISLEADING MPS OVER DATA BREACH

DATA SCANDAL IS HUGE BLOW FOR FACEBOOK AND EFFORTS TO STUDY ITS IMPACT ON SOCIETY

Facebook has yet to face a major hack like Yahoo, Equifax or LinkedIn.
Kogan has denied he did anything wrong - so has Cambridge Analytica, which issued a statement on Saturday in which it said it fully complies with Facebook's terms of service.
Facebook has a complicated track record on privacy.

The revelation that 50 million people had their Facebook profiles harvested so Cambridge Analytica could target them with political ads is a huge blow to the social network that raises questions about its approach to data...

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