Facebook gets up to 98 percent of its revenues from advertising. The complex personality profiles it assembles are what attract advertisers to the social network. Over 50,000 traits can be assigned to individual users.
The US and EU are changing the internet but — toward polar opposite ends. The United States has buried landmark net neutrality laws. Lindsey Rae Gjording reports from New York.
How a private consultancy firm got hold of and what it did with the personal data on US citizens may soon be made public after the UK data privacy watchdog stepped in. Millions could soon demand their own personal data.
The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has agreed to have his meeting with EU lawmakers to discuss the Cambridge Analytica scandal livestreamed. Original plans for the meeting to be held privately had met with criticism.
A German privacy regulator has launched an investigation into Facebook's Cambridge Analytica data breach. The case was filed as Facebook's vice president for global policy met with lawmakers in Berlin.
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