The user as an open book: what personal data do Facebook and Google collect? The user as a consumer: how do social networks use their members to sell advertising? And: surveillance in the Digital Age.
The European Parliament has embarrassed itself by letting Mark Zuckerberg off the hook so easily. The Facebook CEO apologized again, but only clear regulations can contain the internet giant, says DW’s Barbara Wesel.
When news of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal broke, the skies above Menlo Park darkened. As the social network releases its Q1 figures, have rumors of its demise been greatly exaggerated?
"Move fast and break things" is a famous Facebook corporate motto. The recent data breach scandal has certainly seen trust broken fast, especially among users. Will it leak into Facebook's key revenue source?
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg can hit the "like" button when it comes to his company's earnings: revenue is up significantly, as are average user numbers — good news for Facebook after the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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