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Ask Facebook to pledge not to allow meddling in our elections, Parliament panel demands

Ask Facebook to pledge not to allow meddling in our elections, Parliament panel demands

The parliamentary standing committee has asked the government to get an assurance from Facebook that it would not misuse the users' data to influence polls in India.

Apr 20, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Facebook begins fact-checking news in poll-bound Karnataka

Facebook begins fact-checking news in poll-bound Karnataka

Zuckerberg said Facebook will ensure that its platform is not misused to influence elections in India and elsewhere.
 

Apr 18, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
More than 87 million Facebook users' data stolen, claims ex-Cambridge Analytica employee

More than 87 million Facebook users' data stolen, claims ex-Cambridge Analytica employee

Brittany Kaiser told the parliamentary committee on Tuesday that Cambridge Analytica had a suite of personality quizzes designed to extract personal data from the social network.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:12 PM IST
Owing to his security expenses, Mark Zuckerberg's compensation jumps to $8.9 million

Owing to his security expenses, Mark Zuckerberg's compensation jumps to $8.9 million

Zuckerberg spent much of last year travelling after he pledged to visit all the U.S. states that he had not previously been to. His security expenses climbed to $7.3 million in 2017 from $4.9 million a year earlier.

Apr 14, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Mark Zuckerberg reveals his 'greatest regret' in running Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his 'greatest regret' in running Facebook

The 33-year-old CEO said Facebook was in a constant struggle to guard against Russian manipulation of the Facebook platform to influence elections in the US and elsewhere.

Apr 12, 2018, 07:26 AM IST
Mark Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg repeatedly defended the company`s privacy practices, saying that users have control over their own data and decide what to share. But when asked if his data had been improperly used he replied: "Yes." He gave no further details. 

Apr 11, 2018, 21:47 PM IST
Was your Facebook data accessed by Cambridge Analytica? Check this tool to find out

Was your Facebook data accessed by Cambridge Analytica? Check this tool to find out

The latest estimate of affected users is up to 87 million.

Apr 11, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress over data scandal: Full text of his testimony

Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress over data scandal: Full text of his testimony

Facebook is currently embroiled in a widening scandal that a British data firm called Cambridge Analytica had improperly gathered detailed Facebook information on 87 million users, up from a previous estimate of more than 50 million.

Apr 11, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Was Mark Zuckerberg ready to resign over Facebook data leak during US senate questioning?

Was Mark Zuckerberg ready to resign over Facebook data leak during US senate questioning?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday appeared before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees at the Capitol Hill.

Apr 11, 2018, 08:06 AM IST
A pause of 8 seconds, then a refusal: Mark Zuckerberg says won't reveal his own personal information

A pause of 8 seconds, then a refusal: Mark Zuckerberg says won't reveal his own personal information

Zuckerberg accepted personal responsibility for the leak of users` data and vowed that the company will do better in guarding such information.

Apr 11, 2018, 06:45 AM IST
Will do everything possible to ensure elections in India are fair, says Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

Will do everything possible to ensure elections in India are fair, says Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg testified before the senators and a House panel amid uproar over the alleged hijacking of data of millions of Facebook users by British firm Cambridge Analytica. 

Apr 11, 2018, 06:36 AM IST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologises before US Congress for data leak, says 'take full responsibility'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologises before US Congress for data leak, says 'take full responsibility'

Facebook has come under fire in recent weeks after it was revealed that the personal data of millions of users of the website fell into the hands of a political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica that worked for US President Donald Trump's campaign.

Apr 11, 2018, 00:46 AM IST
Mark Zuckerberg rules out resigning over Facebook data breach

Mark Zuckerberg rules out resigning over Facebook data breach

In an interview to Atlantic Magazine, Zuckerberg ruled out resigning from the post.

Apr 10, 2018, 15:12 PM IST
Data leak: Ahead of US Senate hearing, experts coach Mark Zuckerberg to handle questioning

Data leak: Ahead of US Senate hearing, experts coach Mark Zuckerberg to handle questioning

Ahead of his tour to Washington where he will be testifying before US lawmakers, the Facebook founder is said to be getting coached by several experts on how to handle the pressure and questioning.

Apr 09, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Has your data been leaked? Facebook to send notification to users

Has your data been leaked? Facebook to send notification to users

Under glaring spotlight for leaking user data to UK based analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook will send a notification to its users on Monday (April 9) providing complete details about the nature and extent of the breach.

Apr 07, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
Facebook's major focus on polls in India, US, Pakistan: Zuckerberg

Facebook's major focus on polls in India, US, Pakistan: Zuckerberg

Terming 2018 a "big year" for elections, Zuckerberg said Facebook was enhancing its security features to prevent trolls from spreading information.

Apr 05, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
Made a huge mistake but give me another chance: Mark Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

Made a huge mistake but give me another chance: Mark Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

Embroiled in a massive data breach following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook had said data on about 87 million people mostly in the US may have been improperly shared with London-based political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

Apr 05, 2018, 08:56 AM IST
Data breach: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on April 11, says US panel

Data breach: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on April 11, says US panel

Facebook has come under fire in recent weeks after it was revealed that the personal data of 50 million users of the website fell into the hands of a political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

Apr 04, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says no plans to extend all of European privacy law globally

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says no plans to extend all of European privacy law globally

US Facebook users may soon find themselves in a more vulnerable spot than users in Europe, courtesy Zuckerberg's recent statement.

Apr 04, 2018, 08:55 AM IST
Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix problems: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix problems: Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg maintained that one of Facebook's problems was that it was idealistic.

Apr 03, 2018, 12:13 PM IST