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Facebook users’ data exposed in new leak: are you affected?
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Facebook users’ data exposed in new leak: are you affected?

Phone numbers and IDs were stored in online server that was not password protected
5 Sep 2019
Zuckerberg no show at international disinformation hearing
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Zuckerberg no show at international disinformation hearing

Lawmakers from nine different countries take aim at Facebook at inaugural ‘International Grand Committee on Disinformation’ in London
28 Nov 2018
Facebook fined £500,000 over Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook fined £500,000 over Cambridge Analytica scandal

UK data watchdog says social media giant failed to safeguard its users’ personal information
25 Oct 2018
Facebook faces record lawsuit after huge data breach
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Facebook faces record lawsuit after huge data breach

Civil action could conceivably include millions of claimants, after 90 million accounts were hacked
1 Oct 2018
Facebook share price sinks as China plans hit great wall
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Facebook share price sinks as China plans hit great wall

Social media giant stocks plunge 20% after user growth stagnation
26 Jul 2018
Fresh Facebook privacy glitch hits 14 million people
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Fresh Facebook privacy glitch hits 14 million people

Company apologises after users unknowingly shared private posts with the public
8 Jun 2018
Vote Leave boss ordered to appear before MPs
MPs have taken the unprecedented step of ordering Dominic Cumming to appear in Parliament
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Vote Leave boss ordered to appear before MPs

Motion last used in 1920 means Dominic Cummings risks being held in ‘contempt of parliament’ if he fails to show
8 Jun 2018

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Why Facebook handed 60 tech firms ‘deep access’ to user data
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Why Facebook handed 60 tech firms ‘deep access’ to user data

Reports that social media site had deals with firms including Apple and Amazon raises fresh privacy concerns
4 Jun 2018
Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament
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Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament

Facebook founder to answer questions about data privacy in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal
17 May 2018
Twitter embroiled in Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal
Faith in social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have plummeted
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Twitter embroiled in Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal

Social media firm admits granting researcher ‘one-time’ access to tweets but denies wrongdoing
30 Apr 2018
Facebook admits collecting data from non-users
Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook admits collecting data from non-users

Mark Zuckerberg also says his own information was handed over to Cambridge Analytica
12 Apr 2018
Facebook to contact 87 million users affected by data breach
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook to contact 87 million users affected by data breach

All 2.2 billion account holders will be sent advice on protecting their information
9 Apr 2018
Cambridge Analytica: 87m hit by Facebook data leak
Facebook admits data leak larger than previously disclosed
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Cambridge Analytica: 87m hit by Facebook data leak

Facebook admits almost twice as many people as first thought - including 1m in the UK - were caught up in scandal
5 Apr 2018
Mark Zuckerberg refuses to appear before MPs
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
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Mark Zuckerberg refuses to appear before MPs

Facebook will send one of his deputies to face parliamentary committee questions
27 Mar 2018
Facebook faces US privacy probe
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook faces US privacy probe

FTC could impose ‘massive fines’ on social media company after Cambridge Analytica claims
27 Mar 2018
Should Stephen Parkinson resign?
Theresa May
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Should Stephen Parkinson resign?

Theresa May’s political secretary under pressure after outing whistleblower
27 Mar 2018
How to protect your data on Facebook
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How to protect your data on Facebook

Tips on ways to keep your data from third-party apps
22 Mar 2018
Cambridge Analytica CEO ‘admits to dirty tricks’
Cambridge Analytics executive Alexander Nix denies reports of dirty election tactics
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Cambridge Analytica CEO ‘admits to dirty tricks’

UK Information Commissioner has sought a warrant to search the company’s servers
20 Mar 2018
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