Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught
Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught
70 Facebook and 65 Instagram accounts of Russia-based IRA removed
12 April, 2018, 06:02
The European Union says that Facebook has told it that up to 2.7 million people in the 28-nation bloc may have been victim of improper data sharing involving political data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica.
"We continue to investigate all apps that had access to large amounts of information before we changed our platform in 2014 to reduce data access and we will conduct a full audit of any app with suspicious activity", the spokesperson said.
The company is now requiring the administrators of popular Facebook pages to become verified, and also extending previous disclosure rules for political ads to issues-based advertising.
Facebook has announced a few more policy changes to limit the impact bad actors can have on upcoming elections in the United States and around the world.
Advertisers that don't pass muster will be banned from running political ads until they can be authorised.
The company will be expanding the authorisation process for political advertisers to include ads that focus on issues, like reproductive rights or housing.
The company says it has been removing Zuckerberg's messages from the inboxes of various people for several years.
The moves are meant to clamp down on fake pages and accounts such as those used to disrupt the 2016 presidential elections in the US and elsewhere.
"That's why today we're announcing important changes to the way we manage ads and Pages on Facebook as well as Instagram". To verify addresses, it will mail a postcard with a unique code that the recipient can then enter into Facebook.
Other EU privacy regulators also weighed in on the data scandal, with Italian authorities saying on Thursday that they will meet April 24 with Stephen Deadman, Facebook's deputy chief global privacy officer, as part of their investigation into the scandal. Hearings over the issue are scheduled in the USA, and the European Union is considering what actions to take against the company.
Sandberg also told NBC that if users were able to opt out of being shown ads, "at the highest level, that would be a paid product".
In February, U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russians and three Russian companies with interfering in the election by sowing discord on social media.
From Monday, Facebook will inform all 562,455 users that their account privacy had been breached through a link at the top of their news feed so they can see what apps they use and the information they have shared with those apps.
The bill's sponsors said they welcomed Facebook's support.
Sandberg gave several interviews this week as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress next week, where the issue of elections meddling is nearly certain to come up.
Private data of over 5.6 lakh Indian Facebook users was compromised by a private marketing firm that later sold the personal details acquired through a quiz app to Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based company at the centre of a global privacy breach storm.
Htaike Htaike Aung, executive director of one of the groups, Myanmar ICT for Development Organization, says Facebook has been a useful tool for people in Myanmar to exercise freedom of expression, but it had failed to effectively enforce rules to make it a safe community for all.
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Boult got the ball to move away, just enough to induce Stokes' outside edge and Rishabh Pant took a sharp catch behind the stumps. Going to be held today, the 6 match of IPL 2018 is going to be played between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils .
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