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Facebook may see higher attrition rate in coming days

Only 53 per cent of Facebook employees said the company was making the world better, which is 19 per cent lower than last year.

Dec 05, 2018, 12:03 PM IST

Google hit by data leak charges after Facebook, accused of hiding it from users

Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai was briefed on the plan not to notify users after an internal committee had reached that decision.

Oct 08, 2018, 23:38 PM IST

Facebook responds to government notice, assures protection of user data

"We are committed to protecting people's information and safeguarding the integrity of elections in India," a Facebook spokesperson said in an e-mail.

May 11, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

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 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

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

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

Up to 2.7 million Europeans affected by Facebook data scandal: EU

The EU wrote to Facebook last week to ask how many Europeans were affected by the growing scandal over the harvesting of personal data which was then shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Apr 06, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

Smriti Irani trolls Rahul with photo of Congress symbol in Cambridge Analytica office

Congress ka Haath, Cambridge Analytica ke Saath, tweeted Smriti Irani.

Mar 29, 2018, 07:15 AM IST

Government slaps notice on Facebook over data leak, seeks specific details

The government has asked whether the personal data of Indian voters and users were compromised by Cambridge Analytica.

Mar 29, 2018, 06:27 AM IST

Cambridge Analytica dismisses ‘whistleblower’ Wylie’s claims, calls them speculation

India a country which is rife with political discord and opportunities for destabilisation, Wylie had said.

Mar 28, 2018, 07:27 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi used Cambridge Analytica services during Gujarat elections: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Rahul Gandhi must come clean on the issue, citing media reports that appeared during Gujarat elections.

Mar 22, 2018, 14:24 PM IST

Facebook took years to clamp down on developers' data harvesting: Ex-operations manager

Sandy Parakilas shed fresh light on business practices that are alleged to have enabled Cambridge Analytica to gain unauthorised access to the personal data of tens of millions of US voters.

Mar 22, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

Facebook scandal could push other tech companies to tighten data sharing

The big platforms say they have built in protection, such as human reviews and automated scanning tools to detect abuse by partners.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Will Congress win on data theft: Government takes on Rahul Gandhi over Facebook data breach

Will Congress party depend on data theft and manipulation to win elections, asked Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Mar 21, 2018, 15:05 PM IST