Following the thousands of complaints about Facebook's misappropriation of user information, CEOMark Zuckerbergtestified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to answer questions from higher government authorities. On the question, Zuckerberg did not accept the accusations and instead of saying yes he explained the reason behind it.
After the hearings, the committees with keep the hearing record open for a period of time for members to submit additional questions in writing. Others asked the CEO about Facebook's restriction of a page belonging to pro-Trump vloggers "Diamond and Silk".
Mark Zuckerberg's manner has always reminded me of someone, but I could never quite grasp hold of it.
Business development director Vesselin Popov insisted it was opt-in only and was in line with Facebook's policies at the time, so was not at all like the app developed for Cambridge Analytica by Dr Kogan.
And last week the European Union had said that its justice commissioner, Vera Jourova, would hold phone talks with Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg to discuss what the company is doing to address the breach, which may have affected 87 million people around the world.
See for yourself. Head over to Archive.IS to view the Facebook page called "I don't have a Facebook account and would like to request all personal data stored by Facebook".
How effective is Facebook's "Bug Bounty program", in combating harmful transfer of data, in addition to identifying unauthorized access to data.
Senator Klobuchar said. "Consumers have the right to know if their personal information is being sold and they have the right to easily see what data has already been sold or distributed".
Zuckerberg says he doesn't think Facebook has a monopoly. "This should be the real concern for Facebook, as unengaged users will prove less valuable to brands who are paying for Facebook's services", she wrote.
Zuckerberg was unable to answer Dingell, the MI congresswoman, when she asked how frequently Facebook used computer code embedded in websites to gather dossiers on virtually everyone online. Facebook has since been under pressure to increase transparency around the treatment of users' data.
"What guarantees can you give us that kids' data isn't being shared?" the senator asked. You'll need a Facebook account to move forward - and you can download all the data you've racked up since you signed up on Facebook - that's it.
According to the Techpinions survey, 17% of respondents indicated that they had deleted Facebook from their mobile devices, while 11% said they had removed it from their other devices. Zuckerberg believes the non-user data is stored simply for security purposes.
Looking at Facebook's performance, it managed to scoop a whopping 4.5% increase after the two-day hearing.
Oklahoma Teachers End Nearly Two-Week Strike
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Haley: No One is Buying Russia's Lies and Cover-Ups
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NCAA approves kickoff rule change for 2018
Leaping rules on field goals and extra points were adjusted to mirror similar rules regarding leaping the shield on punting plays. Prior to 2012, the NCAA moved kickoffs from the 30-yard line to the 35 in an attempt to reduce the number of returns.
USA rig count rises 5 this week
Among states, Texas led the way with a net gain of three units for the week, followed by two rigs returning to action in Oklahoma. Both land and offshore rigs grew, but offshore growth outnumbering that o.
The Division update offers 4K with Xbox One X, and more
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Netflix (NFLX) Rating Reiterated by Cowen
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Markets rise on hopes of US-China trade deal
Xi pledged a "new phase of opening up" in his keynote address on Tuesday to the Boao Forum for Asia, China's answer to Davos. So, there are pretty strong incentives for Trump to accept something like the deal offered by China and to declare victory.