The 87 million: Am I one? DW's Carl Nasman shows you how to find out if your data is in Facebook's Cambridge Analytica leak
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 social media giant's chief executive and founder has vowed to "step up" measures to protect user data. Facebook has been caught up in a scandal after a data analytics company harvested data from 50 million users.
The company that used data from more than 80 million Facebook users to help Donald Trump's 2016 presidential bid is closing down. Cambridge Analytica's parent company is also shutting its doors.
The CEO told lawmakers that the misuse of Facebook data "was my mistake, and I'm sorry." Zuckerberg confirmed that his company is "working with" a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
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