Governments must step up after latest Facebook scandal

The findings of a Channel 4 documentary were so extreme that Ireland’s biggest marketing communications group Core stopped advertising on Facebook last Wednesday for more than 24 hours to talk to clients and consult the platform

24th July, 2018
Facebook pledges changes, but is more action needed? Pic: Getty

I spotted a tweet yesterday that got me thinking. It said that the reason hardly anyone has their phones on silent anymore is because we look at them so often, we don’t need to be reminded of their existence with a loud ringtone.

Facebook is hugely popular still, but given recent scandals, are we about to see the beginning of the end? In April, it was revealed that the personal data of up...

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