"If data isn't helping people, we shouldn't use it", Chris Cox, Facebook's chief product officer, said Tuesday, according to BuzzFeed. The company is facing unprecedented scrutiny following reports that a data mining firm used ill-gotten data from tens of millions of its users to try to influence elections.
Last week, CEO Mark Zuckerbergannounced a crackdown on abuse of Facebook's platform, strengthened policies, and pledged an easier way for people to revoke apps' ability to use their data.
The social media company is shutting down Partner Categories, a feature that allows third-party data brokers "targeting options" based on preferences and personal characteristics. Ars Technica reported that users who checked data gathered by Facebook on them found that it had years of contact names, telephone numbers, call lengths and text messages.
Such statements seem to contradict comments made on March 22 by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, either showing an ostensible disconnect in leadership's views moving forward, or a very quick change in approach.
"The agency has a fair amount of latitude to turn the screws up", said David Vladeck, the former head of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection who signed the consent order which binds Facebook for 20 years. Playboy says the alleged data mismanagement is the last straw.
Shares in Acxiom traded down more than 10 percent to $25 after Facebook'sannouncement after the bell. Playboy Enterprises Inc. says it will deactivate the accounts that it manages directly.
Facebook has announced updates to its privacy settings to further help people understand the choices they have over their data on Facebook, and put them in more control over their privacy. And it plans to launch a public archive of elections-related ads by the summer that will include details such as how much money was spent on each of them and the demographics of their targeted audience. Zuckerberg is aware there is intense pressure on him to testify, this person says. From this page, Facebook users download the data they have shared with the platform and can also delete things they have shared in the past. To ensure the data is not downloaded by anyone but the user of the account, Facebook will first send a confirmation email with the download link to the linked email account. Facebook is trying to make it clearer, visual and easy-to-find.
In addition to redesigning its settings menu on mobile devices, Facebook said it is creating a new privacy shortcut menu where users would be able to better secure their accounts and control personal information.
Social-media users have long known that Facebook knows a lot about them.
In the 2011 case, the agency alleged in an eight-count draft complaint that Facebook had broken its promise that users could keep their information on Facebook private.
Summoned by student survivors of the Florida school massacre, tens of thousands of people poured into the nation's capital. Students chanted "enough is enough" and held up signs with slogans like "our ballots will stop bullets".
Following this pattern, we can expect more of the unexpected brilliance that puts the excellent young cast front and centre. The global success of Stranger Things has led to the cast renegotiating their contracts with a massive pay increase.
U.S officials are in support of the sanction with emphasis that the global communities should put pressure on Maduro regime. Since that time , Maduro has claimed that pre-sales of the digital currency token have now raised $5 billion US.
In Tiffany's story, she spoke about how she wanted to fight this particular actress , but Beyonce talked her out of it. According to Chrissy Teigen , she knows exactly who sunk their teeth into Bey's ***flawless visage.
China's Defense Ministry said two Chinese naval ships had been sent to identify the USA ship and warn it to leave. Correction: The story has been corrected to state that USA defense officials confirmed the operation Friday.
In their initial questioning, police said that Katcharin appeared to be mentally ill and denied being involved in the attack. A crowd of men and boys watched as she collapsed unconscious after the shocking beating in Bulandshahr , Uttar Pradesh.
Following the new Avalon and Corolla hatchback , the RAV4 becomes the third vehicle in Toyota's lineup to get Apple CarPlay . Higher-spec RAV4s see that screen grow to 8.0 inches, while a separate TFT display is available in the instrument cluster.
Bird had reported soreness in his right ankle and was scratched from the Yankees lineup in a Spring Training game last Saturday. So far this spring, Bird has slashed.154/.267/.231 with one homer, one double and four RBI over 18 games.
Until now, only one carrier El Al operated flights between Israel and India - Tel Aviv to Mumbai - which is a seven-hour trip. It plans to take its own fight for access to Saudi airspace to the Supreme Court in Israel, officials said on Friday.
The driver was hospitalized and is expected to survive his injuries, Master Trooper Brooks David said in a news release Sunday. As he pulled the gun from his waistband, Perez allegedly dropped a 9-mm round of ammunition on the floor.
England , on the other hand, have not won any of their last ten away Test matches and ended up losing eight of them. I felt I got too technical, constantly looking at videos. "I've got that buzz back", he said.
Netanyahu's illness has come at a time when he is under police investigation for corruption in three different cases. Netanyahu submitted to more than four hours of questioning in the case on Monday, the outlet reported .
Lonzo Ball , the eldest brother, was selected No. 2 overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in 2017 and after one season at UCLA. LiAngelo Ball was embroiled in a shoplifting scandal in China past year while on a trip with the Bruins.
And she's back with quite a resume in hand. "You know, well he is the president and that's it". "[Clooney] goes, 'Let's go out, and I'll throw it ... and you hit it with a bat and then we'll send the picture to the president of the network", Barr exaplained.
Defending world champions are now winless in their last four games after draws against England , France and Spain . Draxler added: "Toni is right to ring the alarm bells, but I do not think it's all black for the World Cup ".
Thousands of people lined the streets as Beltrame's funeral cortege made its way through Paris for the ceremony. Minutes earlier he had stolen a vehicle , shooting dead the driver and firing on a group of policemen.
Broken wooden furniture, cardboard boxes and a rusted barbeque grill littered the brown, dried up grass in the front yard. The agency said they never took custody of the children and never placed them in the custody of their grandparents.
Apple may have just stolen the spotlight in the tablet market but two Chinese companies are hogging the smartphone stage. The Huawei P20 also packs a 3400 mAh battery and has support for Super Charge, Huawei's very own version of fast charge.
At Oklahoma, Capel led the Sooners to two NCAA tournament appearances, including an Elite Eight run in 2009 with Blake Griffin . For now, they'll settle for something resembling a competitive team after the worst season in the program's 113-year history.
Kansas coughed up most of a 20-point, second-half lead before holding off No. 5 Clemson , 80-76 in the Midwest Region at Omaha. Clemson attempted to put a dent in its deficit before the break but a five-point Jayhawk possession dashed those hopes.