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Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

The Verge Thursday, 22 March 2018
Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the Cambridge Analytica scandalMark Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday evening for his company’s handling of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. “This was a major breach of trust and I’m really sorry this happened,” he said in an interview on CNN. “Our responsibility now is to make sure this doesn’t happen again.”

Zuckerberg’s comments reflected the first time he apologized following an uproar over how Facebook allowed third-party developers to access user data. The CEO and company founder undertook a rare media tour with a handful of outlets, including Verge sister site Recode, to explain the company’s perspective on a scandal that has consumed the company since Friday.

Earlier in the day, Zuckerberg wrote a Facebook post in which he said the company had made...
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After a prolonged silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook's mishandling of a leak allowing the Trump-linked data firm to steal data from 50 million users has come under fire. The company confirmed it knew about the unauthorized data two years...

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