Mark Zuckerberg Calls Tim Cook's Facebook Criticism "Extremely Glib"

Marco Green
April 3, 2018

"We've made a bunch of mistakes". He also emphasized that they have complete control over the design of the company's "products and decisions with what is going to be in the best interest of the community over time". When "all of a sudden something is chasing me around the web", Cook said, he finds it "creepy". The companies offer the targeted data for the marketing objective.

Since Christopher Wylie, co-founder and former employee of Cambridge Analytica, came forward with this account, journalists have uncovered that Facebook executives (including, of course, Mark Zuckerberg) were aware of this breach virtually from its occurrence, electing not to reveal its existence to users and making minimal preventative changes to the site's Terms and Conditions.

Facebook shares were down as much as 2 percent Monday morning. MA resident Sean Lane buys his wife a diamond ring for Christmas on Overstock.com, but Facebook ruins the surprise, an incident leading to a class-action lawsuit.

'We've never believed the ends justify the means, ' Zuckerberg said in a statement to BuzzFeed.

On Thursday, he said he merely wanted to open a discussion and added that "I don't agree with the post today and I didn't agree with it even when I wrote it". More than 100 websites use the tool at launch, including CNN and TripAdvisor.

As Facebook continues to manage the fallout from its massive data privacy crisis, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to Apple CEO Tim Cook for criticizing him over the scandal. Facebook doesn't have a great track record when it comes to handling user privacy or being transparent about it.

Beacon is officially shut down, settling Lane's class action lawsuit. The settlement required Facebook to take several steps to make sure it maintained promises in the future, including giving consumers clear and prominent notice and obtaining consumers' express consent before their information is shared beyond the privacy settings they have established.

The Korea Communications Commission confirmed Friday that it will embark on an investigation into the private data collection policies of Korea's major social networks including Facebook, Instagram, KakaoTalk and Naver's social networking service Band. Did you just say Facebook is a media company?

Legislators and data privacy experts are now calling on Facebook to be regulated by the federal government.

I doubt that back in 2013, when a Cambridge University researcher named Aleksandr Kogan created his personality quiz app, the 300,000 people who installed it were curious why the app wanted to get access to their friends' data.

-Facebook failed to verify the security of apps it put on a "verified apps" list.

To prove how fast Facebook changes its version of the truth, let's also remember back when Zuckerberg candidly said that fake news on Facebook influencing the outcome of the United States election was a "pretty insane idea".

Zuckerberg told Klein that Facebook serving people and using an ad-supported business model aren't incompatible. The data suppliers carry out the public survey, past records, and other customer details to collect information with permission of the user. It will prevent the Facebook app from accessing your current location.

The ministry raised five questions for Facebook, including whether the personal data of Indian voters and users has been compromised by Cambridge Analytica or any other downstream entity in any manner.

The new European rules are not ideal - they include the so-called right to be forgotten, which allows people to ask companies to delete personal information that they no longer wish to share. The social media giant has developed a tool that will be rolled out.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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