- Mark Zuckerberg, on his Facebook page said, "We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can't then we don't deserve to serve you"
- "First, we will investigate all apps that had access to large amounts of information before we changed our platform to dramatically reduce data access in 2014, and we will conduct a full audit of any app with suspicious activity"
- "Second, we will restrict developers' data access even further to prevent other kinds of abuse"
- "Third, we want to make sure you understand which apps you've allowed to access your data"
- "While this specific issue involving Cambridge Analytica should no longer happen with new apps today, that doesn't change what happened in the past", said Mr Zuckerberg
- Facebook is facing a major backlash after reports of data of its 50 million users accessed, without permission, by Cambridge Analytica, a political data analytics firm.
- Late on Tuesday, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton told his followers on Twitter to delete their Facebook accounts for data breach
- Cambridge Analytica received user data from Facebook app years ago that purported to be a psychological research tool, the firm was not authorised to access such information
- UK's data protection watchdog sought a court warrant to search the London headquarters of Cambridge Analytica, that worked with Donald Trump's election team.
- Lawmakers from the United States and the UK have demanded action after reports of the data leak of the Facebook users
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