There is a big storm currently blowing over Facebook headquarters after it emerged that Cambridge Analytica obtained data on 50 million users. The social network’s damage control game has never been tasked yet like it is currently, with the founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg doing one meeting after the other in person. Trying to explain to users that they are still in control and that their data is safe and secure.
Well, the latest call for an in-person explanation from Zuckerberg come from the UK parliamentary committee who are also currently investigating the social network and the security of users’ data. On March 20th, the DCMS committee sent a letter to Zuckerberg summoning him to appear before them in person to explain the allegation that Cambridge Analytica obtained millions of Facebook user private data.
The letter came hot on the heels of a Feb 8th explanation by Simon Milner, a Facebook policy staff who said Cambridge Analytica “may have lots of data, but it will not be Facebook user data… It may be data about people who are on Facebook that they have gathered themselves, but it …read more