The founder of Facebook think of committing errors in the scandal of the Cambridge analytica and pledges further reforms
Said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO said that his company made mistakes in dealing with the data of 50 million users of its service and pledged to take more aggressive steps to restrict the access of the developers of the service for such information.
And facing the largest social trading network in the world audit of a government growing in Europe and the United States in relation to allegations that the company Cambridge analytica consulting political, which is headquartered in London and inappropriately used information for users to configure profiles for American voters to use in assisting in the victory of President Donald Trump in the 2016 election.
In his first public comments since revealing the scam at the beginning of the week, Zuckerberg wrote in a post on Facebook on Wednesday that the company ”made mistakes. More should be done, and we have to talk and look“.
He did not mention in detail the errors that occurred, but he said the social network believes an investigation related to the applications on its platform and the tradition of developers ‘ access to data and provide a tool for members to facilitate them to block access their data on Facebook.
Did not provide Zuckerberg’s apology for abuse of the data, and indicates his plans to reduce significantly the ability of advertisers to use Facebook data which is the lifeblood of the company.
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Later Zuckerberg said network (car.The.If) ”this is a betrayal of the Secretariat of the major. I feel really sorry for this to happen. We have a responsibility to the primary in the protection of people’s data“.
He added that Facebook is committed to preventing trading in the Mid-term elections in the United States in November and in the elections of India and Brazil.
He had prepared for regulations and additional government and his testimony before the US Congress, if necessary.
The offices of the shares of Facebook on Wednesday after the publication, Zuckerberg closed higher by 0.7 percent only. And lost the company more than $ 45 billion of their value in the stock market over the past three days because of investor concerns that the result of any failure on the part of the major technology companies in the protection of personal data to exchange advertisers and users and to put stricter regulations.
In a tweet on Twitter said Christopher Wiley, who blew the scandal in which he worked before in the company Cambridge analytica it’s by invitations to testify in front of legislators, American and British.
He said the German government has said on Facebook to clarify whether the personal data of its nationals 30 million subject to the protection preventing third parties from using it illegally, according to a report published by the health issued by the group Funk German.
And stop the Board of Directors of the company Cambridge analytica its executive director Alexander Knicks from work on Tuesday after the discovery of the secret recording boast that his company played a crucial role in the winning Trump.
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Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday, March 21, 2018
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