Published Facebook today Wednesday an official announcement in a full page in seven British newspapers and three American Newspapers is considered the scandal of the Facebook side that meets the social network, relating to leaked information users disclosed by the company Cambridge analytica.
I took those ads the form of a formal apology from the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg to clarify the situation, by affirming that the company has blocked already party apps following get a lot of information about users. He assured mark that Facebook began to limit the data that is required by the application when you log in.
An apology after a silence:
Came the apology to mark the official morning after several days of silence since the permit last Wednesday in which he said that Facebook handles the situation did not seem any explicit time.
Zuckerberg wrote in the text of the apology: ” this was a breach of trust, and I apologize that we did not do more at that time.” This comes to apologize after a few days of a series of interviews to mark with institutions of big media, including CNN and Wired, and the New York Times and red.
Featured ads in editions of the Sunday newspaper of the United Kingdom: The Observer, the Sunday Times, mail on Sunday, Sunday mirror, Sunday express, and Sunday Telegraph. And in the United States featured ads in the New York Times and the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal.
Facebook took out full page ads in the NYT, WSJ, WashPost, and 6 of the UK papers today https://t.co/kMA822kTpU pic.twitter.com/CUEYwyWuTT
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) March 25, 2018
Scandal Facebook high-caliber:
The problem started since more than a week after the announcement of the company Cambridge analytica ” Cambridge Analytica” which is taken from the London-based leak 50 million personal profile on Facebook thanks to the policies of data sharing, generous grant her Facebook developer 2014. Where did those apps to sell personnel information to others to benefit, which means a violation of the unforgivable policies of privacy and security.
The use of these data heavily in the advertising campaign of the President Trump and other tools and targeting to move in directions individuals indirectly, which resulted in many lawsuits and questions of government directed to the Facebook to the side of the campaign to boycott Facebook #DeleteFacebook . LED scandal Facebook that to the sharp fall in the price of the shares of Facebook, which had cost the company losses of up to $ 50 million in a few days.
This is not the first involving Facebook in such problems, however, continued Millions use it daily without stop. But this time the damage was of the highest caliber. We hope to mark class and does not allow the existence of such gaps again.
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