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Report: FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion for Privacy Violations

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly approved Friday a $5 billion settlement with Facebook following the social media giants‘ handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This serves as the largest fine the FTC has given out for privacy violat…

Wired: Mark Zuckerberg Faced ‚Fresh Hell‘ with Facebook and Instagram

April 16, 2019No Comments

A major exposé by technology magazine Wired has shed light on Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s deteriorating relationship with Facebook-owned Instagram and its co-founders.

UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents

November 26, 2018No Comments

In an attempt to hold Facebook accountable for the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal, the U.K. Parliament has seized a cache of internal Facebook documents from an American software executive visiting the country for business.

Request Denied: Facebook Ignores Call for Zuckerberg to Appear Before Canadian, British Lawmakers

November 8, 2018No Comments

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has refused to testify before Canadian and British lawmakers about the social media giant’s data privacy breaches.

Facebook Faces Another International Investigation

April 13, 2018No Comments

Following CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress, Facebook is facing yet another internal investigation relating to user privacy issues.

Left-Wing Group Protests Zuckerberg with Cardboard Cutouts, Calls for More Censorship

April 10, 2018No Comments

Global advocacy group Avaaz has set up 100 cardboard cutouts of Mark Zuckerberg on the Capitol lawn, calling for Facebook to further censor itself.

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Before Zuckerberg Testimony on Capitol Hill

In this Aug. 6, 2015, file photo Facebook Elections signs stand in the media area in Cleveland before the first Republican presidential debate. The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica was suspended on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook and Cambridge Analytica on Tuesday, just hours before Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the Senate to testify on the company’s mishandling of user data.

Exclusive—Fred Campbell on Facebook, Google Censorship: ‘Conservatism Itself Is at Stake’

April 9, 2018No Comments

Fred Campbell, a former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Wireless Bureau Chief, told Breitbart News Sunday in an exclusive interview how „Conservatism itself is at stake“ thanks to Google and Facebook’s censorship.

Facebook to Begin Notifying Users Whose Data Might Have Been Shared with Cambridge Analytica

April 9, 2018No Comments

Facebook is set to begin notifying users that may have been affected by the company’s latest alleged user data scandal.

Exclusive — Rep. Buddy Carter on Facebook’s Privacy Scandal: ‘Unless You Get It Right, Look for Us to Make You Get It Right’

April 6, 2018No Comments

Rep. Buddy Carter suggested that the message to Mark Zuckerberg at next week’s hearing will be, „Unless you get it right, look for us to make you get it right.”