UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London
UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London
DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS via Getty Images Matt Hancock has called for more control for Parliament over big tech's use of data
24 March, 2018, 10:35
"I think it's a clear signal that this is a major trust issue for people, and I understand that. There are big elections around the world, and you can bet that we are really committed to doing everything that we need to, to make sure that the integrity of those elections on Facebook is secured", Zuckerberg said. "So our responsibility now is to make sure that this doesn't happen again". The good news is that the most important actions to prevent this from happening again today we have already taken years ago.
In 2007, we launched the Facebook Platform with the vision that more apps should be social. They know everything we click and like on their site, and know who our closest friends and relationships are.
In 2013, a Cambridge University researcher named Aleksandr Kogan created a personality quiz app. "It happened because Facebookallowedapps to access not just sensitive information of people who used those programs - but their friends as well", writesMozilla. An investigation will be carried out on all the apps that had "large amounts" of data before restrictions limiting data access were put in place.
Furthermore, if a user hasn't accessed an app within the last three months, Facebook will turn off the app's access to their information. Because of its scale, Facebook has become one of the most convenient platforms to reach an audience for all companies and developers, whether a multibillion corporation or a not-for-profit.
In a separate development Friday, India's government sent a notice to Cambridge Analytica asking whether it misused data to profile Indians and influence their elections.
PA Wire PA Images Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for the CA scandal calling it a'major breach of trust
FacebookCEOMark Zuckerberg has been noticeably absent since news broke of Cambridge Analytica harvesting millions upon millions of its users' data, but he's finally come out of hiding to address the scandal. They provided these certifications.
"We asked them multiple times and they told us they didn't have anything". We're also working with regulators as they investigate what happened.
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