It has emerged that Facebook struck deals to allow over 60 smartphone makers ‘deep access’ to data on users and their friends, sometimes without their consent. How does it affect you, and what happens now?
Chinese telecommunications companies have come under scrutiny from U.S. intelligence officials who argue they provide an opportunity for foreign espionage and threaten critical U.S. infrastructure, something the Chinese have consistently denied.
Facebook data leak: Cambridge Analytica declares bankruptcy, blames ‘negative media coverage’ for shut down.. indianexpress.com
"They are party to very serious investigations and those investigations cannot be impeded by the closure of Cambridge Analytica," MP Damian Collins said.
The incident comes as Facebook faces global concerns about personal data privacy, including Congressional hearings at which Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg testified.
As Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Congress, he promised that the social network will take care of activities during elections in India.
Facebook data scandal: WhatsApp says all messages are end-to-end encrypted, collects very little data.. indianexpress.com
Facebook data scandal: WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, has said it does not store the content of a user's messages and all data is secure on the app.
Here are five questions that could shed more light on Facebook's privacy practices and the degree to which it is really sorry about playing fast and loose with user data — or just because its practices have drawn the spotlight.