Facebook's Zuckerberg To Testify Before Congress April 11
Facebook's Zuckerberg To Testify Before Congress April 11
Confirmation from Facebook that apps and websites have been removed
07 April, 2018, 08:16
Walden and Pallone said last month that they wanted to hear directly from Zuckerberg after senior Facebook executives failed to answers questions during a closed-door briefing with congressional staff about how Facebook and third-party developers use and protect consumer data.
But the scandal that saw political data firm Cambridge Analytica exploit the personal information of 87 million users may only be the start of its troubles. This is Facebook's first official confirmation of the possible scope of the data leak, which was previously estimated at roughly 50 million.
The plan was to take health records - such as a patient's age, prescription and number of hospital visits - and link it to their Facebook data. It may be noted that the company is now in damage control mode, after admitting that data of at least 87 million users might have been affected by the data privacy scandal.
"The doctor employed by Facebook to lead the talks was interventional cardiologist Freddy Abnousi, who claims he has been running "confidential projects at Facebook" since August 2016, according to his LinkedIn profile".
Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data. "But now the Cambridge Analytica scandal has awoken the FTC from its long digital privacy slumber", said Jeffrey Chester, executive director for the Washington-based privacy nonprofit Center for Digital Democracy. The company said earlier this week that it scans content in the Messenger app to track abuse.
The news comes after Facebook admitting that it was purging messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg - a feature unavailable to normal users. "We're starting this in the United States and expanding to the rest of the world in the coming months".
"If you are serious about making Facebook better, however, we urge you to invest more into moderation -particularly in countries, such as Myanmar, where Facebook has rapidly come to play a dominant role in how information is accessed and communicated", they wrote.
It also means that some of his conversations are lost, which is a bit of a bugger if they turn out to be needed for evidence after all the other cock-ups which Zuck promised to "fix" this year before we knew what we know now. "I'm really sorry for that", Sandberg said.
And Facebook's Instagram photo-sharing app lets you unsend Direct Messages whenever you want - even years after you originally sent the message. Those ads targeted Facebook users on hot-button subjects including gun rights, gay rights, religion and presidential candidates Trump and Hillary Clinton.
"Safety and security is never done, it's an arms race", she said.
Sandberg told TODAY that Facebook takes the responsibility of protecting user information seriously.
Sandberg and other Facebook officials knew about the Cambridge Analytica breach two and a half years ago. Sandberg wouldn't take full responsibility, saying " every candidate at every level used Facebook".
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The company behind big video game brands like Assassin's Creed , Far Cry and Watch Dogs is setting up shop in Winnipeg. These are some of the Ubisoft franchises that video game players from all over the world have loved for years now.
The Nipawin Hawks were scheduled to play the team Friday night, but confirmed that the game has been cancelled due to the crash. RCMP said traffic was expected to be blocked for several hours and drivers can expect lengthy delays.
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He added that he had "never properly thank them for the encouragement and support they've given me throughout my career". The Music Hall of Fame star was honored for his 60-year career last October at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.
It is a great option for franchises to have mid-season trading. "I don't see any problem", Jayawardene said. To get going in the tournament, Rohit Sharma can target Chennai Super Kings' bowling in the first game.
According to the Giants, this is only the 33rd home field rainout the team has experienced in 60 years of play in San Francisco. The makeup game will start at 1 p.m. with the scheduled game for that day pushed back to a 7 p.m. start.
Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the Facebook does scan all images and texts people send to each other through the Messenger app. The disclosures about Canadian Facebook users comes in the wake of one of the biggest data privacy scandals in history.
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