Friday June 5, 2020

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Facebook is in the dock for allowing nefarious third-parties to get their hands on our personal information. But who handed it over in the first place? And for the silliest of reasons

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
25th March, 2018
The late R&B star and part-time Nadine O’Regan lookalike Amy Winehouse

Did Donald Trump win the 2016 US election because enough of us wanted to take some silly quiz on Facebook and we were willing to give up our private data to do it? It’s possible.

All good things must come to an end, and now it may be Facebook’s turn. In a matter of days, the social media giant has transformed in people’s minds from a benign website into something closer to a giant...

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