Mark Zuckerberg's worth falls by $15 billion after a year of Facebook controversies
20 December, 2018, 14:26
He said the Times'sreport "is yet another data point demonstrating that Facebook offers users far too little in the way of transparency about how their data is being used, and by whom".
District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine is suing Facebook.
Earlier this year, Facebook announced that an audit by PriceWaterhouseCoopers revealed that Facebook does not provide user data to third-party applications. It is informed by the Cambridge Analytica story in addition to last night's bombshell New York Times' report.
It turned out that Facebook had even developed a special tool which could turn access to private data on and off - even if a user had already disabled sharing of their information.
Zuckerberg owns a 13% stake in Facebook, which this year has been beset by crises including the Cambridge Analytica scandal, accusations of mismanagement, a shareholder revolt, and questions over inappropriate content. The lawsuit alleges the quiz software had data on 340,000 DC residents, though just 852 users had directly engaged with it.
"We hope this lawsuit will ensure Facebook takes better care with its data".
"Facebook faces a number of serious civil-rights challenges, including allegations of allowing the propagation of hate speech and misinformation and the facilitation of voter suppression, discriminatory ad targeting, privacy lapses, unfair censorship, and algorithmic bias".
Since then, Facebook has disclosed a pair of security breaches involving profile data and posts of up to 29 million users and 6.8 million users, respectively.
The Post said the suit could foreshadow other potential legal action and punishments on the way for Facebook as other state and federal investigations continue.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said on Tuesday the social media giant is committed to protecting the civil rights of its users, following a report that found Russian-backed actors largely targeted black users' data in hopes of influencing the 2016 presidential election.
The latest privacy scandal is rocking the social media and technology company. Uber in September agreed to pay $148 million as part of a data breach settlement with 50 U.S. states and Washington, DC.
The Defence Ministry says Japan plans to purchase 105 conventional F-35s and 42 F-35Bs to replace some of its fleet of F-15s. The guidelines did not mention whether the F-2 successor would be made in Japan or jointly developed.
Another India discard Yuvraj Singh finally found a buyer in the Mumbai franchise, who bought him for his base price of Rs 1 crore. In fact, no Indian figures in the highest base price of Rs 2 crore among a pool of 346 cricketers set to go under the hammer.
As a captain on the Eagles, Cox has led the way on the defensive line all season long to his fourth straight Pro Bowl selection. He's having the most productive campaign for a tight end in team history, leading the 49ers with 72 receptions for 1,154 yards.
The company said cauliflower was distributed to wholesalers in AZ, CA, IL, LA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, Tijuana, Mexico and Canada. The products could be found in the green cases in the produce departments of Giant Eagle and Market District locations.
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Early morning services between Jersey and Gatwick have been affected, but passengers are being advised to check in as normal. It is illegal to fly drones within 1 kilometer of an airfield and a police investigation was underway, Gatwick said.
Mr Mulvaney was responding to the release of a videotape from 2005 in which Mr Trump made obscene comments about women . Even with several weeks' notice, Trump appears to be having difficulty in finding the right replacement.
Asked if Alvarez has the power to compete at the elite end of the super-middleweight division, Fielding said: "Definitely". He couldn't block the bevy of body punches launched by Alvarez, who floored Fielding with a left in the first round.
Global Affairs Canada, on the other hand, refused to divulge any details regarding the third case to protect her privacy. Dahlin, who was himself detained and repeatedly interrogated in China for his work with a human rights organization.
The explosion also caused a temporary black-out, with 250 buildings losing electricity, but power was later restored, he said. Several children were reportedly among those hurt in the explosion, which hit in the city's Toyohira district.
Facebook Stocks Fall Amid Data-Sharing Controversy
A Yahoo spokesman declined to discuss the partnership in detail but said the company did not use the information for advertising. Last week, it was reported that a bug may have exposed millions of Facebook users' private photos to third party apps.
Penny Marshall dead at 75
She brought the world joy and laughter, and was a true force behind the camera as a producer and director. Rob and Penny were married from 1971 to 1981 and he adopted her daughter and raised her alongside Penny .
Tottenham boss willing to sign for Manchester United
Though five English sides progressed a year ago , the last time four EPL teams made the Last-16 was in the 2013/14 season. If we consider that he can cover 90 minutes, maybe he can play. "But I am very happy with the players", he said .
Jose Mourinho sacked by Manchester United
Pogba joined United for a club record £89 million (S$150 million) just weeks after Mourinho was hired in 2016. 'Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno defends Southampton error
Speaking in an interview quoted by the Daily Mail , Emery said: "We don't have a lot of possibilities in January". Leno got nowhere near the cross that led to Austin's strike, though, leading to much criticism after the game.