Facebook's Zuckerberg says sorry to Britons with newspaper apology ads

Facebook's attempt to impact India's voting process will not be tolerated govt's stern warning to Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's Zuckerberg says sorry to Britons with newspaper apology ads

Citing the data on 50 million Facebook users that researcher and former Cambridge University professor Aleksandr Kogan leaked to Cambridge Analytica without permission (some reports allege that Kogan sold the data to the consulting firm), Zuckerberg says that this represented a "breach of trust". "If we can't, we don't deserve it", Zuckerberg reiterated in the new ad, which ran on page 15 of this Sunday's Times, nowhere near stories about cyber security.

A letter from Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears in nine Sunday papers today in the form of a full-page advertisement.

Facebook has faced intense scrutiny since it revealed earlier this month that the British research firm Cambridge Analytica improperly took data from 50 million Facebook users without those users' consent.

It was published Sunday in three major American publications and in six national United Kingdom newspapers, including The Observer.

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The other countries to benefit are Mexico, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brasil and South Korea. European Parliament president Atonio Tajani said the news was a "in the right direction".

The scandal centers around British data company Cambridge Analytica, which has ties to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that a British consultancy improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target USA voters.India is due to hold a national election in 2019 and several states will elect new assemblies this year and next.

"We will now need to assess and consider the evidence before deciding the next steps and coming to any conclusions", an ICO spokesperson said in a statement.

It too has blamed the University of Cambridge researcher Alexsandr Kogan, for any potential breach of data rules Kogan created a lifestyle quiz app for Facebook which was downloaded by 270,000 people, but allowed access to tens of millions of their contacts.

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Limits on the amount of data that apps get when you sign in using Facebook.

Looking at Facebook's top 10 shareholders, we're unlikely to see many ditch their holdings in response to the latest scandal, with asset management companies accounting for the lion's share, nor are we likely to see any rumblings at the next AGM, barring the odd activist who may have brought some Facebook shares back in the day.

It later adds: We expect there are others.

"We have a basic responsibility to protect people's data", Zuckerberg said in an interview with CNN, breaking a public silence since the scandal erupted at the weekend.

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But Democrats agreed only to $1.6 billion, none of it for a new wall, and held off on a solution for those DACA recipients. Lawmakers have left town for a two-week recess, some of them on overseas trips and with no plans to return to Washington .

Finally, we'll remind you of which apps you've given access to your information - so you can shut off the ones you don't want anymore.

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