Breaking: Facebook Bans 200 apps that might have misused data like Cambridge Analytica.

Breaking: Facebook Bans 200 apps that might have misused data like Cambridge Analytica.

Facebook through its VP of Product Partnerships By Ime Archibong, have announced the suspension of around 200 apps pending a thorough investigation into whether they did in fact misuse any data. The company is in the middle of a data breach storm caused by the news that it allowed irresponsible data  sharing with Cambridge Analytica resulted is suspensions of companies such as  AggregateIQ and Cubeyou. Over 87 million users whose data may have been harvested by…

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Facebook is about to warn you if personal data got to Cambridge Analytica

Facebook is about to warn you if personal data got to Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has been embroiled in a bug scandal with irresponsible data  sharing with Cambridge Analytica. This has resulted is suspensions of companies such as  AggregateIQ and Cubeyou. Facebook began on Monday alerting the 87 million users whose data may have been harvested by Cambridge Analytica. The company will to post a link at the top of users’ news feeds that will let them to see which apps are connected to their Facebook accounts and what…

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Data analytics firm, AggregateIQ suspended from Facebook after Cambridge Analytica expose

Data analytics firm, AggregateIQ suspended from Facebook after Cambridge Analytica expose

The Canadian analytics firm AggregateIQ, linked to the Vote Leave campaign in the Brexit vote, has been yanked from Facebook, the company said Friday. AggregateIQ has been linked to the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, the data firm that has been accused of improperly accessing data from 87 million Facebook users.  Facebook said in a statement to CBS News that in light of reports that AggregateIQ may have received improperly received data, the firm has…

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#DeleteFacebook trends After Cambridge Analytica illegal data harvest

#DeleteFacebook trends After Cambridge Analytica illegal data harvest

The hashtag “DeleteFacebook” was trending on Twitter on Wednesday, and multiple news outlets posted instructional guides for users who felt that Facebook hasn’t done enough to protect their data. Amid the ongoing data privacy scandal surrounding the Trump-connected firm Cambridge Analytica, tech critics and users alike are revisiting the concept of leaving Facebook and extracting ourselves from one of the world’s most pervasive advertising empires. The decision to delete Facebook boils down to two questions:…

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Mozilla Yanks its adverts from Facebook after Cambridge Analytica scandal

Mozilla Yanks its adverts from Facebook after Cambridge Analytica scandal

The nonprofit developer behind the popular Firefox browser, Mozilla is pausing and will no longer advertise on Facebook. The company said in a a blog post on Wednesday that “Mozilla is pressing pause on our Facebook advertising,” Chief Operating Officer Denelle Dixon wrote. She further explained that in examining the social network’s policies following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, “we found that its current default settings leave access open to a lot of data — particularly with…

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