Cambridge Analytica

Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Facebook's woes mounted as it faced a lawsuit alleging privacy violations related to data leaked to a consultancy working on Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

'I'm sorry', Facebook boss tells European lawmakers

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologised to the European Parliament on Tuesday for the "harm" caused by a huge breach of users' data.

Facebook's Zuckerberg agrees closed-door talks with MEPs

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet European Parliament members behind closed-doors to answer questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica.

Cambridge Analytica shared data with Russia: whistleblower

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Political consulting group Cambridge Analytica used Russian researchers and shared data with companies linked to Russian intelligence.

Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 04:10 GMT

Cambridge Analytica, the British marketing analytics firm, announced Wednesday that it was closing and would file for insolvency in Britain and the U.S..

Facebook says data leak hits 87 mln users, widening privacy scandal

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 03:30 GMT

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users, mostly in the United States.

UK regulators search Cambridge Analytica offices

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 10:16 GMT

British regulators on Friday began searching the London offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA).

Zuckerberg apology fails to quiet Facebook storm

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 03:20 GMT

A public apology by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg failed Thursday to quell outrage over the hijacking of personal data from millions of people.

App developer says he is scapegoat in Facebook data row

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 10:43 GMT

The academic behind the app which harvested data from 50 million Facebook users said Wednesday he was being used as a scapegoat in the row over online privacy.

Academic behind Facebook breach says he is a 'scapegoat': BBC

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 08:50 GMT

A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users said he has been made a scapegoat.

UK investigates Facebook over data breach, to raid Cambridge Analytica

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 02:06 GMT

Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to protect data after a political consultancy reportedly accessed information on 50 million Facebook users.