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Cambridge Analytica scandal

Twitter admits to user data leak, apologises

According to a blog-post published by Twitter on Tuesday, the user information that may have been shared without people's permission include country code, details of users' engagement with the ad and information about the ad.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Facebook bans personality quiz apps on platform following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has announced to ban personality quiz apps on its platform -- a move taken after the Cambridge Analytica scandal last year that helped researchers access personal information of 87 million users via the quiz app "thisisyourdigitallife".

Apr 27, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Apple hires Facebook critic on its privacy team: Report

The iPhone maker has hired Sandy Parakilas who worked as product manager for Facebook for 18 months before leaving the company in 2012.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

Cambridge Analytica scandal: Facebook sued over data breach accusations

Shares in the company were down 4.7 percent in afternoon trade on Wednesday.

Dec 20, 2018, 11:31 AM IST

After Facebook admits security breach, experts suggest 2.2 billion users must log out, re-login

Facebook has admitted that the security breach affected nearly 50 million users.

Sep 29, 2018, 18:48 PM IST

Facebook admits security breach affected 50 million accounts

Hackers broke into 50 million users' accounts, says Facebook

Sep 28, 2018, 23:23 PM IST

Facebook faces record UK fine for data misuse

Social networking giant Facebook faces a fine of 500,000 pounds ($662,954) over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Jul 11, 2018, 08:34 AM IST

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

Zuckerberg yesterday unveiled the plans as he addressed Facebook's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California -- emphasising that the focus would be on helping people find long-term partners.

May 02, 2018, 17:50 PM IST