Thursday April 2, 2020

Fears about Facebook’s policies are justified

The irony is that despite repeated scandals – including the latest Cambridge Analytica fracas – the social network has more power than ever

8th April, 2018
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The fresh disclosures about the Cambridge Analytica affair are dismaying for Facebook Inc, and they are getting a lot of deserved attention.

But what happened at the shadowy political consulting firm is largely about Facebook’s past. The company made other changes on Wednesday that highlighted how lax it is currently being in allowing access to information from the social network’s 2 billion users.

The big news, of course, was that Facebook gave...

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