The hearings were a major test for Zuckerberg.
Zuckerberg squirmed when pressed about a 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that was created to force Facebook to tighten its privacy controls.
We'd be pretty concerned about losing almost 20 million sets of eyeballs on ads, but according to Tech.pinions, those numbers might not even have Facebook anxious.
So if you want to avoid doing your taxes, a great way to do is is by going through Wired's lengthy Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy and updating security settings as need be. In one case, they asked about Facebook's blocking of conservative vloggers Diamond and Silk as "unsafe". This refusal to admit knowledge of the term Shadow Profile goes all the way to the top.
King said that Facebook's data would be heavily protected.
That disclosure pitched Facebook into a crisis of confidence among users, advertisers, employees, and investors who were already struggling with Facebook's reaction to the fake news and its role in the 2016 election. In addition, third parties may attempt to fraudulently induce employees or users to disclose information in order to gain access to our data or our users' data.
Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying 87 million users, majority in the United States, whose personal data may have been mined by Cambridge Analytica. That's not illegal - it's just rude. Another data privacy drama will certainly fuel calls to regulate the social-media giant. The trial was HUGE.
"We hope this update, similar to the ones we've been making recently, will help people navigate Facebook more easily so they can continue to connect with the people, Pages and Groups they log on to see". Again, I need to note this is the only really unusual thing I found in my profile data from Facebook. In mid-March, we detailed How to delete your Facebook.
The process for downloading your Facebook data is a little convoluted, and you don't get it instantly.
The company collects data on people's online habits regardless of whether they are users.
Facebook and Britain's Information Commissioner's Office is still investigating the Cambridge Analytica brief. There's a handy tool to check all the things the big C.A. probably have on you.
"I urged Facebook to take all the necessary steps to mitigate any potential negative consequences for the users in the future". "It's been reported that Facebook has as many as 29,000 data points for an average Facebook user".