Protection of personal information by social networks is unsatisfactory at best. The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal has brought the issue back to the fore. It's time for users to reclaim control of their own data.
Is the so-called 'techlash' gathering pace? It was another bad day for the US tech sector on the markets on Monday, as Facebook, Netflix, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet all suffered sharp losses.
Facebook users are about to find out if their information was harvested by the political research firm. More than 70 million of the 87 million affected people reside in the US, but the scandal's impact spans the globe.
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.
$125 billion has been wiped off the value of the social media giant after it reported slower revenue growth. A day earlier, China withdrew its approval for Facebook's planned "innovation hub" in Hangzhou.
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