The congressional testimony was supposed to establish a national debate about data privacy and the right of users to protect their data from being sold, used, or analyzed in ways that were never intended. Instead, it has become very clear that regulating privacy is harder than anyone originally expected.
Despite Facebook pledging that it has figured out its problems, new revelations of data sharing with 60 different device makers has now come to light.
Platforms are increasingly being held responsible by regulators for content governance of user-generated content, raising concerns for Facebook investors.
In a 229-page document, Facebook attempted to provide some clarity for questions from the congressional testimony to the U.S. House and Senate in April. Here are 10 things you might have missed.
B.J. Mendelson discusses the Facebook antics, GDPR, and what people can do to protect their privacy now and moving into the future in his presentation at the campus of George Mason University in Virginia.
Facebook responds to 1,200 questions posed by U.S. lawmakers on its data privacy practices. It seems that as long as the questions keep coming, Facebook can safely delay and mitigate the risk of regulatory or legal action.
Are the privacy and data misuse scandals finally catching up with Facebook stock? There are lessons every business should heed to avoid a direct and shocking blow to company value.
Personalization is driving dynamic, tailored experiences. The reliance on data raises data privacy concerns, and when new “zero-data” sharing social networks like Openbook pop up, questions over the use – and misuse – of data is inevitable.
Facebook data breach comes hot on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and resulted in 50 million compromised accounts. This is proving to be a tough year for Facebook.
Facebook has once again found itself in the unenviable position of having to defend itself against privacy violation claims – this time via Facebook Portal.