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Facebook has had another eventful period, but can it continue to overcome the negatives?

The past few weeks have been very interesting for Facebook. It has increased transparency by providing users with more information about why they are being targeted with an ad, and

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The public wants to see tougher punishment for firms that breach data privacy

People want to see authorities come down harder on tech firms that abuse their data privacy, with 71 per cent calling for tougher action in penalising companies that misuse third-party

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Cambridge Analytica data miner sues Facebook

The man who built the app that helped Cambridge Analytica to collect the data of tens of millions of Facebook users is suing the social network, claiming that the company

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Cambridge Analytica owner hit with £15,000 fine for failure to comply with ICO ruling

Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, SCL Elections, has been fined £15,000 for failing to comply with a request from the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in relation to Facebook’s data scandal.

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DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Karl Racine, the attorney general of the District of Columbia, has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, after this years earlier revelation that the social network had allowed Cambridge Analytica to

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Facebook struck secret deals over user data according to government investigation

An investigation into Facebooks practices by UK lawmakers has revealed that the firm gave some developers special access to user data while restricting access for others. The revelations come following

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Lawmakers slam Zuckerberg for failure to appear for questions

Legislators from several countries have criticised Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg for declining to answer questions about the social networks effect on democratic institutions. A special international hearing was held

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Facebook scrambles to respond following New York Times article

Facebook is facing fresh criticism from industry figures, politicians and others following a scathing report in the New York Times that exposed rifts between the social networks leadership and detailed

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UKs first Doctor of Social Media calls for global standards on social data

The hundreds of thousands of people worldwide who analyse and interpret social media data must unite to create a global steering group focused on cross-industry guidelines for the ethical handling

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Facebook referred to key EU authorities over Cambridge Analytica

As part of its investigation into how Facebook handled personal data during the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the British Information Commissioner has referred the social network to Irelands data watchdog, the

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