Almost one in 10 Americans have deleted their Facebook accounts, survey says
04:54, Apr 15, 2018
Copyright 2015 All rights reserved. This material can't be published, transferred, copied or redistributed.
Rep Greg Walden, a Republican from OR, the committee chairman, asked Zuckerberg if it ever crossed his mind several years ago when user data was being extracted from Facebook "that you should be communicating more clearly with users that Facebook is monetising their data". That problem stems from the company's unprecedented and largely unchallenged market reach.
"It caused me to look more deeply into what Facebook was doing and extract myself from it", Dillon said. A Facebook statement last week promised to tighten control over those apps and their use of data.
Over two days, Zuckerberg was grilled by dozens of lawmakers, answering almost a thousand questions about the handling of user information.
Zuckerberg couldn't name a single competitor.
In the wake of the scandal, Facebook sent out automatic notifications to affected users.
Yes, numerous illustrious senators and representatives assembled devoted their limited minutes with the CEO of one of the biggest companies in the United States to addressing some very simple elements of how Facebook works (which is lucky for Zuckerberg because he had to concentrate most of his energy on modulating his face in the very natural way that humans do).
Pressed about bias, Zuckerberg said that "Facebook and the tech industry are located in Silicon Valley, which is an extremely left-leaning place", but added that he is committed to "making sure that we do not have any bias".
According to CNN, although shares of Facebook dipped early Thursday morning, they are still up almost 3% since Zuckerberg entered Capitol Hill to face questioning on Tuesday. The act requires companies to disclose the type of personal data they gather and give people the right to prevent businesses from selling their personal data, CNETreported on Thursday.
Was your Facebook data shared with Cambridge Analytica? "We will also no longer allow apps to ask for access to personal information such as religious or political views, relationship status and details, custom friends lists, education and work history, fitness activity, book-reading activity, music-listening activity, news reading, video-watching activity, and games activity", said Facebook in an official statement. He said Facebook had considered the data collection "a closed case" and had not alerted the Federal Trade Commission. "I started Facebook, I run it, and I'm responsible for what happens here".
It's time to move on from everyone's favorite Facebook conspiracy theory: No, Facebook is not listening to you through your phone's microphone.
This is what makes Facebook so great: It knows everything about you!
As many as 87 million Facebook users who might have had their data shared were to receive a detailed message on their feeds this week.
Zuckerberg further said that the counter-terrorism team had designed systems, which helped to flag terrorist groups communication and removing their accounts automatically.
A spokesperson for the President said: "Both leaders condemned Syrian President Assad's vicious disregard for human life". At the same time, we expect that in the event of USA strikes, if any, the lives of our servicemen will not be in danger.
Incognito earned three of his four Pro Bowl selections in Buffalo, and was considered among the Bills team leaders. Ngakoue said he and Incognito cleared the air after they were AFC teammates at the Pro Bowl in January.
The QB completed 72.5 percent of his passes for 232 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, his best game of that season. Griffin also has daughter Reese Ann, aged two, whom he shares with his first wife, college sweetheart Rebecca Liddicoat.
At this time, no additional stores are going to be closed, unless the company fails to attract a buyer and is forced to liquidate. These layoffs will only occur if the company fails to attract a buyer at a bankruptcy auction scheduled for Monday, April 9.
Mr da Silva, who is known as Lula, claims that the charges are politically motivated and threaten a return to dictatorship. On the right, Lula is considered the face of corruption sweeping the country's political elite.
It says British authorities "must urgently provide tangible evidence that Yulia is alright and not deprived of her freedom". Russian Federation denies any involvement, saying Britain hasn't provided evidence to support its assertion.
The iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3 or an iPod Touch users can not enjoy the game. A researcher from the United Kingdom is arguing that Fortnite , Epic Games' sandbox survival game, isn't addictive.
His most recent competitive appearance was in a boxing match last August, in which he was defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. The prospective undisputed UFC lightweight title will be contested in the main event for UFC 223 on Saturday, April 7.
One YouTube employee tweeted from inside the headquarters saying he was barricaded inside a room until his room was evacuated. Police are responding to reports that there is an active shooter at the headquarters of Youtube in San Bruno, California.
Analysts See $0.59 EPS for Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
Moreover, Seatown Pte Limited has 0.58% invested in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ). 52,142 are owned by Grimes And Inc. Zeke Capital Advisors Llc increased Bank Amer Corp Com ( BAC ) stake by 29.68% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. (NYSE:ECL).
Trump expected to pardon Scooter Libby
Lewis "Scooter" Libby wasn't intended as a message to special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russian Federation probe. Trump's repeated inveighing against those who disclose information to reporters", the New York Times stated.
Contrasting views of Hungarians after the election result
Netanyahu, who visited Hungary last summer, also thanked the Hungarian leader for his support of Israel in worldwide forums. The left opposition secured the majority of the capital Budapest , but Fidesz swiped the rest of the country.
Tesla (TSLA) Upgraded to "Hold" by Jefferies Group
The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has "Sell" rating given on Wednesday, November 22 by BMO Capital Markets. NASDAQ: TSLA - Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) has insider ownership of 23.10% and institutional ownership of 58.19%.
Russell Crowe's 'divorce auction' of memorabilia rakes in $3.7m
It wasn't clear how much money Crowe raked in, but according to estimates, he was going make anywhere between 2.6 to $3.7 million. From among the 226 items on offer, the toughest bidding wars were for props and costume pieces from the film Gladiator .
Tiffany Haddish's Unsubscribed Series in Development at HBO
Unsubscribed is one of the products of Haddish's two-year deal with HBO and her production company, She Ready Productions . Just when we thought Tiffany Haddish already had a full plate of projects , she has gone and booked yet another big one.
Petersburg Man Accused of Possessing Child Pornography
The investigation will continue with detailed forensic exams of the remaining electronic devices found in Janecka's possession. Timothy Huggins, 29, was taken into custody on Friday and arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography.
Chrissy Teigen reacts to Cardi B's threesome lyric
But she denied the report and said, "I'm just getting fat". "I took pictures with Beyoncé, I met Mama Knowles", she raps. Cardi B's highly anticipated debut album Invasion Of Privacy recently dropped to the utmost pleasure of the Bardi Gang.
Dow sinks 500 points upon open as US, China issue new tariffs
Johnson & Johnson sank $2.99, or 2.3 percent, to $127.72 and health insurer UnitedHealth dropped $59, or 2.6 percent, to $223.18. The company admitted it made a "huge mistake" in not focusing more on potential abuse of users' personal information.