Facebook’s Clear History feature wants to put privacy back in the hands of the user. Here’s how it will work.
UN human rights experts investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar said in March that Facebook had played a role in spreading hate speech in the country. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh since insurgent attacks sparked a security crackdown last August.
British authorities say the investigation into political consultancy Cambridge Analytica will continue even though the company is going out of business.
Indian officials familiar with the questioning and notices sent in the data leak matter said the ongoing probe will continue as the liability of the company existed prior to the closure announcement.
“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.
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica’s decision to close “doesn’t change our commitment and determination to understand exactly what happened and make sure it doesn’t happen again.”
Allegations of improper use of data on 87 million Facebook users by Cambridge Analytica, which was hired by President Donald Trump’s 2016 US election campaign, has hurt the shares of the world’s biggest social network and prompted multiple official investigations.
The survey also revealed that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was also the fourth most checked-in destination, after the White House, the Ugandan Presidency and 10, Downing Street which happens to be the official residence of the British Prime Minister.
Facebook will soon have a new Dating feature. However, we do not have a lot of answers around how the service will work.
At Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not apologise for the Cambridge Analytica data breach, and insisted that the company would need to ‘keep building’.
Facebook’s ‘Dating’ feature will be built inside the main app and help people build “meaningful relationships” and will likely challenge apps like Tinder.
Facebook F8 developer conference key announcements: A dating feature within the Facebook app itself, WhatsApp to get group video calling feature and everything else.
Facebook will soon get what most of the Internet would consider a basic feature. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he will discuss “a new privacy control we’re building called Clear History” at the F8 conference.
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum resigned from the company citing privacy issues. We decided to put our heads together and wonder what other issues could have led to his exit