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Zuckerberg tells lawmakers ‘I’m sorry’ for data abuses

Facebook chairman Mark Zuckerberg offered apologies to US lawmakers Tuesday as he made a long-awaited appearance in a congressional hearing on the hijacking of personal data on millions of users. Reading from his written testimony, Zuckerberg repeated a statement he had previously made, saying the misuse of data “was my …

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Facebook cooperating with New York probe: prosecutor

Facebook has begun to produce documents and wants to be “cooperative” with a New York investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data breach, state attorney general Eric Schneiderman said Thursday. On March 20, Schneiderman announced that he and his Massachusetts counterpart had opened a joint investigation in the Facebook-Analytica scandal, and …

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Facebook revamps privacy settings amid data breach outcry

Facebook on Wednesday unveiled new privacy settings aiming to give its users more control over how their data is shared, following an outcry over hijacking of personal information at the giant social network. The updates include easier access to Facebook’s user settings and tools to easily search for, download and …

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg to testify before Congress

Published reports say Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to testify before Congress about how his company collects and uses people’s data. Citing unnamed sources, CNN said in a report Tuesday that Zuckerberg has “come to terms” with the fact that he’ll have to testify in a matter of weeks. …

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Zuckerberg acknowledges ‘mistakes’ as Facebook turns 14

Mark Zuckerberg offered fresh self-criticism Monday, acknowledging making numerous mistakes in building the world’s biggest social network as Facebook marked its 14th birthday. “Over the years, I’ve made almost every mistake you can imagine,” the Facebook co-founder said on his personal page. “I’ve made dozens of technical errors and bad …

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Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

Facebook is changing what its users will see to highlight posts they are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more “meaningful.” By cutting back on items that Facebook users tend to passively consume, the change could hurt news organizations and other businesses that rely …

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Zuckerberg’s 2018 personal challenge focuses on Facebook

Protecting users of the social network from abuse and hate and defending it from nation state interference are part of Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 personal challenge. Zuckerberg visited every U.S. state, ran 365 miles and learned Mandarin since he first started doing these annual challenges in 2009. …

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