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    Facebook Inc said on Thursday that its Head of Communications and Public Policy, Elliot Schrage, would step down from the company after a decade. Facebook said in a statement that Schrage led the social network’s response to scandals about privacy and election meddling. Schrage will stay on as an adviser to Facebook while his successor ...
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    May 21, 2018 Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming meeting with European Union lawmakers regarding global data scandal involving Facebook will now be streamed live online, the European Parliament’s president confirmed on Monday. “I have personally discussed with Facebook CEO, Mr Zuckerberg, the possibility of webstreaming the meeting with him. “I am glad to ...
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    A tough era has set in for looters and crooks who use European banks and sundry investments to launder stolen money from their countries and from drugs and other illicit means with the unveiling of a new proposal by the European Commission which gives protection to whistleblowers across the continent. Europe of late has become ...
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    The Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that he was among the 87 million or so Facebook Inc users whose data was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. But the chief executive of the world’s largest social media network pushed back on Congress members’ suggestions that users do not have enough control ...
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    April 11, 2018   Facebook shares rose sharply, registering its biggest-gain in nearly two years as chief executive Mark Zuckerberg answered questions from U.S. senators on how Facebook might be regulated more-closely. According to media report on Wednesday, Zuckerberg apologised for the issues that Facebook caused, from data privacy to foreign attempts to influence U.S. ...
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    April 9, 2018 Facebook would start informing its users on Monday if their information “may have been’’ improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica, Cambridge Analytica is a consultancy suspected of improperly using the data of as many as 87 million people. In a statement, Facebook said that 70.6 million people affected were based in the U. ...
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    April 6, 2018 Facebook says up to 2.7 million Facebook users in the European Union have been affected by the data privacy scandal, a spokesman for the European Commission said on Friday. “Facebook confirmed to us that the data of overall up to 2.7 million … people in the EU may have been improperly shared ...
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    April 1, 2018 The Federal Government government has set up an in-house committee to investigate the activities of the data mining firm, Cambridge Analytica, during the Nigeria’s general elections in 2007 and 2015. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the committee is to find out whether Cambridge Analytica’s work for the then ruling party, ...
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    Facebook Inc shares fell to 6.5 per cent on Monday after United States-consumer-protection-regulator said it was investigating how the social-network allowed data of 50 million users to get into the hands of a political-consultancy. Scrutiny by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which generally confirms the existence of an investigation only in cases of significant public ...
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    March 23, 2018 Some Information Technology (IT) experts on Friday advised social media users to stop posting personal information online. They made the appeal in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. The experts were reacting to the alleged harvesting and use of data on Facebook by a British data firm, Cambridge ...