Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that regulation of social media companies is “inevitable” and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders.
Under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company’s history, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning from lawmakers who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans from Russians intent on upsetting the U.S. election.
Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Facebook’s acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by “malicious actors” is the latest example of the social network’s failure to protect its users’ data.
Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access.