Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

EU wants Zuckerberg to give evidence over Facebook data scandal

Facebook has suspended another data analytics company following allegations that it misled its users over how their personal details would be used. The social media platform announced the action against Cubeyou on Monday EU wants Zuckerberg to give evidence over Facebook data scandal
Emmett Howard | 14 April, 2018, 02:54

Mark Zuckerberg had a hard time during the Facebook's hearing with the congress senators on Tuesday.

Zuckerberg also appeared willing to work with lawmakers on possible regulations, which we think may actually create a barrier to entry in the social network space and help Facebook maintain its market leadership. And of course, we'll respect your privacy.

Almost one-third of Americans (31.7%) think the embattled social network is having a "negative impact on society", according to a survey conducted in recent months by CEO Mark Zuckerberg's former personal pollster, Tavis McGinn. It was my mistake, and I am sorry.

Picture: other What is Congress trying to find out from Zuckerberg? He managed to answer the questions from the lawmakers.

Near the end of the session, Debbie Dingell, a Democrat from MI criticised Zuckerberg's lack of knowledge of his own company.

"Some things are striking during this conversation", Rep.

"As CEO you didn't know some key facts", Dingell said.

So, how can a non-Facebook user opt-out of the data collection?

The hearing was called following the data scandal around Facebook and the United Kingdom data firm Cambridge Analytica. He gave no further details.

"Yes or no, does Facebook use audio obtained from mobile devices to enrich personal information about users?" asked Sen. Also, maybe you don't want to wait around for Facebook to get to your account's notification.

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Interestingly, Facebook will still retain some of this data, as the official statement mentions.

"The culture has always been focused on driving usage, on getting more people to use and how to get them to spend longer on the platform", he said.

Countries where the percentage was lower, like Japan, tend to be places where people aren't as likely to use Facebook.

John Shimkus, a Republican from IL, asked Zuckerberg whether users are tracked when they are logged out of Facebook. What Facebook is selling to political campaigns is the same thing Uber is selling to its drivers and customers and what YouTube is selling to advertisers who hope to reach an audience of children - namely, the right to bypass longstanding rules and regulations in order to act with impunity. They will then send those questions to Facebook for answers with a deadline, a Facebook spokesperson told Observer.

Facebook does say it expects its expenses to rise as it brings on more employees to deal with security issues and content moderation, and more costs will come with regulation in the US, the prospect of which Zuckerberg has welcomed.

Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony could have a big effect on the tech leaders of tomorrow. He refrained from cracking jokes and flashed few smiles. Otherwise, Facebook will confirm that no information was shared.

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee grilled Zuckerberg for almost five hours about his company's legal obligations, guiding principles and his own philosophies.

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden said the committee will look at what could be done. He did not name specific companies.

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