Facebook data on tens of millions of Americans ended up with a third party analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica. Lawmakers and privacy advocates have urged substantial changes to make sure no such breach occurs again. One alternative model would be having users pay for the use of social media sites so that the sites are not […]
Facebook knows a lot about its users — their searches, their likes, even their chat history. But data brokers have information Facebook doesn’t. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Facebook announced a group of changes Wednesday designed to make it easier for users to manage their privacy and find out how their data is being used. The changes are intended to rebuild users’ trust in the social network after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. But they may be more of a Band-Aid than a fix. […]
The Facebook CEO can't be forced to testify, but it might hurt his reputation, our London bureau chief says.