Facebook, led by Mark Zuckerberg, cashes in on data scandal
Facebook, led by Mark Zuckerberg, cashes in on data scandal
The ICO is also'conducting a broader investigation into how social media platforms were used in political campaigning
09 April, 2018, 01:25
Further, the users could shut off their applications synced with Facebook and also the third-party access to their applications completely.
The measure is already in place for political ads, and comes as Facebooktries to clamp down on outside election interference ahead of this year's USA mid-terms and upcoming political contests around the world. "We did so in full compliance with our legal obligations to preserve messages".
Facebook will grant its users an "Unsend" button for their messages, as the websiteTechCrunch reported, citing company representatives.
Facebook now offers a Secret Conversation mode for its Messenger app, which gives users the ability to set set a timer for messages to self-destruct and disappear from a conversation; however, those engaging within the exchange will be notified when their thread will expire.
But Zuckerberg's deleted messages didn't leave behind any such message, probably because they had already been read, many years ago.
Sandberg gave several interviews this week as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress next week, where the issue of elections meddling is nearly certain to come up. However, this feature was announced only after questions were raised on the special treatment meted out to Zuckerberg's messages - which violates Facebook's policy.
Facebook-owned Instagram has long had the option to "unsend" direct messages, while Facebook-owned WhatsApp recently launched a deletion function where unread messages can be deleted "for everyone".
"We will now be making a broader delete-message feature available".
This may take some time.
Cambridge Analytica is under investigation in both the USA and the United Kingdom for the way it obtained as many as 87 million users' data from Facebook and for whether it used that data to target voters on behalf of the Trump campaign in the U.S. and the Brexit referendum in the UK. Cambridge Analytica said in a statement Wednesday that it had data for only 30 million people.
The total number of people in Singapore whose Facebook information may have been improperly shared with political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica hit 65,009, a company spokesperson told Singapore Business Review.
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Heading into the 33rd round, City has registered 27 wins from 31 league games and have tasted defeat on a single occasion. I think United will turn up and play for a 0-0, but I just don't see City not breaking them down before 90 minutes is up.
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The pilots then manoeuvred the Unity into an 80-degree climb, accelerating to Mach 1.87 during 30 seconds of rocket burn. While the company celebrates that achievement, the team remains focused on the challenging tasks which still lie ahead.
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Ford issues recall for about 350000 truck
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Pacers Dominate Warriors to Sweep Season Series
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