The good news: Facebook downgrades the number of accounts hit in the breach they disclosed two weeks ago to 29 million, down from 50 million. The bad news: Uh, that's still a LOT. And if you were one of those 29 million Facebook users, A LOT of your intimate personal data was stolen. Read the rest
Facebook says an attack on its network left the personal information of some 50 million users—perhaps you?—exposed to hackers. Who were the hackers, and what did they want? Facebook doesn't know, or won't say. But the company has confirmed that execs Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sanders were among the users affected.
“We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can’t then we don’t deserve to serve you,” Zuckerberg said about Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year.
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Facebook's longtime Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos is quitting, as announced earlier this year. The company seems to think it doesn't need a new CSO, despite having just acknowledged Tuesday it is the subject of ongoing, sustained, coordinated information warfare attacks just ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Read the rest
Despite Mark Zuckerberg's internal war on transparency, the Facebook data abuse reveals just keep on coming. Read the rest
It makes me very happy that the "Bad Lip Reading" folks took Zuck's recent testimony footage and made this gem of a video. Read the rest
Yowza. Here's a 2009 BBC interview with Mark Zuckerberg, with an excerpt below.
Reporter: So who is going to own the Facebook content, the person who puts it there, or you?
Zuckerberg: The person who puts the content on Facebook always owns the information, and this is why Facebook is such a special service.
Reporter: And you won't sell it?
Zuckerberg: No, of course not.
Reporter: Just to be clear, you're not going to sell, or share, any of the information on Facebook?
Zuckerberg: We're not going to share people's information except for with the people that they've asked for it to be shared. Read the rest
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He admitted the social media company made mistakes, and pledged “to protect your data.” Read the rest
“Making you angry, making you afraid, is really good for Facebook's business. It is not good for America.”
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Facebook CEO Executive Mark Zuckerberg said today that he supports Muslims in America, and around the world.
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