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Emmett Howard | 16 April, 2018, 11:43

Ever since the scandal came to light in February, Facebook has been having a tough time dealing with accusations that the company was responsible for the leak of personal data of millions of users. It refuses to go the way of Wikipedia, which was blocked in its entirety after refusing to edit or remove entries that the Turkish government deemed unlawful under the country's Internet Act. The Facebook CEO knows what his company does, but perhaps he couldn't acknowledge that his companies relies on assembling detailed dossiers on billions of people. Facebook complied. Facebook hasn't released a transparency report covering restrictions after June 2017; how much content has been removed since then?

"We don't acquire data from Facebook [unlike Cambridge Analytica] so these changes won't have any impact on our business", TargetSmart CEO Tom Bonier told The Post, asked about the elimination of the Partner Categories program.

Rob Sherman, deputy chief privacy officer for Facebook, told CNBC it would "appreciate the opportunity to answer questions the FTC may have". Because it's not just Facebook.

I'm not suggesting this was the moment when then-President Bush was destined to become ex-President Bush, but his apparent disconnect with the modems of everyday life echoed through the halls of Congress in the (to be charitable) rudimentary questions lobbed at Zuckerberg. Facebook brags to advertisers that it can provide "cross device" targeting, as it is called.

Some in the industry believe the developments at Facebook will lead to new regulation.

Simply put, the majority of social media users either don't really understand - or don't care - how their information is collected and used, said Ryan Detert, chief executive of Influential, a Los Angeles start-up that uses artificial intelligence to match advertisers with social media influencers.

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Facebook users who downloaded their data from the service last month were surprised to find years-long logs of so-called "metadata" from their text messages and phone calls, including names and phone numbers. Any violations of the 2011 agreement could subject Facebook to fines of $41,484 per violation per user per day. And she has defended the business that relies on the mass collection of Facebook users' data, saying it benefits consumers.

What has made the public care more about the issue are headlines related to the last election, said experts. About 70% of US internet-users surveyed in January by market-research firm Kantar Millward Brown said they thought online adverts were more intrusive now than they were three years ago.

"When you use Google, you're nearly always signalling some direct intent - whether it's a search for a product or a place or anything else", Sperandio said. She said she encourages Facebook users to start demanding more regulations.

"They already own your info, you gave it away when you signed up", Facebook user Chris Brousseau said on The Sun Chronicle page. If we want to regulate Facebook's privacy policy, it can begin with us while we wait for Congress and Facebook to make necessary changes. Many people construed it as confirmation of the fact that people who want privacy must expect to pay for it (going forward).

The Facebook platform that allows software developers to reach Facebook users does not fall under Sandberg's area of responsibility.

"To me it's creepy when I look at something and all of a sudden it's chasing me all the way across the web", Cook added.

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