Facebook warrants likes, dislikes, says privacy lawyer

Mark Zuckerberg Regulation ‘inevitable for social media firms

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With an audit of thousands of Facebook apps under way, we may hear more in the coming weeks about just how cavalier some companies have been with our personal data.

That billions of individuals have made the conscious choice to trade some measure of privacy for convenience - and in so doing empowered a wide array of marketers, political and otherwise, to profile and sell to them - isn't itself a scandal.

Exactly how many fake accounts Facebook has shut down. The statement added that the Messenger apps would now "only upload to our servers the information needed to offer this feature-not broader data such as the time of calls". He said he was among the almost 87 million people whose personal information was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. But part of the problem with online privacy is most people don't know when it matters, she said.

"We have communicated directly with Diamond and Silk about this issue".

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"One thing that seems to be clear from everything that has taken place is that not everybody is talking from the same script", he said.

Pallone asked whether Zuckerberg would commit to making the default settings on Facebook so as to minimize the collection of user data.

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) summarized Zuckerberg's sometimes-deficient responses in a remark towards the end of the hearing: "As CEO, you didn't know some key facts".

SELYUKH: Zuckerberg says non-Facebook users are tracked to make sure they're, for example, not hackers or other malicious actors. In some instances, they anxious that Facebook wasn't taking down harmful content fast enough, like fake profiles of people who are stealing pictures from real people, as well as posts seeking to recruit for terrorist ideologies. "I think the company was appreciative that I was raising awareness about it, but they ultimately didn't make enough changes to close the vulnerabilities, which would have prevented Cambridge Analytica from happening".

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This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very awful regime. One year ago, Assad launched a savage chemical weapons attack against his own innocent people.

"Where's your accountability?" Representative David McKinley, a West Virginia Republican, asked Mr Zuckerberg after demonstrating that there were still posts on Facebook illegally offering opiate drugs.

Congressman Bobby Rush, Democrat of IL, charged that Facebook could be compared to the COINTELPRO surveillance program run by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the 1960s.

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Mr Zuckerberg repeatedly defended the company's privacy practices, saying that users have control over their own data and decide what to share.

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For some reason shadow profiles rarely came up during the hearing the past two days but New Mexico Senator Ben Lujan had clearly done his homework. On one hand, many complain that Facebook's power is unchecked, but on the other hand, some encourage Facebook to use its influence to combat hate speech with intricate algorithms that can target certain language. The site has access to your data and can do with it whatever it pleases, as evidenced by the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica debacle.

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