What Mark Zuckerberg said about Facebook Messenger Kids

Zuckerberg on sharing his personal info ‘Um uh

Zuckerberg on sharing his personal info ‘Um uh

"That goes for fake news, for interference in elections and we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility and that was a big mistake and it was my mistake and I'm sorry", the Facebook CEO said.

In both hearings before the Senate, Zuckerberg only mentioned two kinds of data: the information that people decide to share on the platform, and the data that is automatically collected about people's behavior.

New Mexico representative Ben Lujan asked for Zuckerberg to elaborate on the practice, questioning how many data points Facebook collects on those that haven't even joined the platform.

Eighty-seven percent of adults use Facebook or one of its products like photo-sharing app Instagram or chat app WhatsApp. Third parties will no longer be able to make quite such free use of the unfathomable quantities of data that Facebook accumulates. "They make nearly all of their money selling advertisements". There are multiple articles showing you how to change your privacy settings and even delete Facebook altogether.

The emails appear to contradict the duo's claim on the "Mornings on the Mall" radio show on Wednesday that Facebook had not tried to contact them. That's partly because Facebook really does collect a lot of data about you-and in detailed ways you might not expect. Zuckerberg told Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) that such an audit could take "many months", and that he expected to find "a handful" of breaches from other firms. While he was on Capitol Hill, the Facebook team was hosting a privacy summit, according to a blog post from the company. Forty times the internet mogul told lawmakers he had no answers at hand and would get back to them later. He has clients who do advertise digitally and suspects that could be the way his email was moved along to the agencies.

"Every time someone chooses to share, they choose who they want to share it with", said Zuckerberg.

Zuckerberg also didn't rule out the possibility that Facebook might eventually offer a version giving people the option of paying a monthly fee in exchange for not having their personal information mined for advertising. And on Tuesday, it announced the launch of Data Abuse Bounty, a reward for people who turn in app developers that are misusing data. Quite understandably, these were the sort of questions on where Zuckerberg looked in a shambles.

They posted their biggest daily gain in almost two years on Tuesday as Mr Zuckerberg managed to deter any specific discussion about new regulations that might hamper Facebook's ability to sell ads tailored to users' profiles. "If you're logged out or don't have a Facebook account and visit a website with the Like button or another social plugin, your browser sends us a more limited set of info".

He has been at the centre of the controversy surrounding whether he was aware that Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data hacking controversy. With tighter European regulation around privacy fast approaching, Facebook has been on the messaging warpath about its new data protection tools.

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