The listening conspiracy dates back for years and you might pinpoint the date that Facebook introduced "Facebook Messenger".
Laidlaw said this shocking Facebook scandal is specific damage but says there are other general ways that "chill" participation online. "I consider us to be a technology company, because the primary thing that we do is have engineers who write code and build products and services for other people", he said.
"Every single thing you do on Facebook - everything you click, every page you like, every person you interact with - becomes part of how the platform understands you", Samuel said, adding it is used to profile you and target advertisements in manipulative ways.
But what about the large number of people who encounter Facebook somewhere and aren't scraping anything? Meanwhile, 35% claim to be using the social network less than they used to following the data breach.
And it may surprise you that on Facebook's page when you go to "I don't have a Facebook account and would like to request all my personal data stored by Facebook" it takes you to a form that says "go to your Facebook page and then on your account settings you can download your data".
Until that happens here, use caution when posting, or just be aware that companies make money off of you and your interests.
He also said he was not familiar with what various media reports call "shadow profiles", collections of data assembled on Facebook users that they have no knowledge of or control over.
"When it comes to the stuff that prompted this discussion, the Cambridge Analytical aggregate IQ stuff, I do think we need regulation but I don't think it's directed at Facebook, I think it's directed at political parties and their operatives who are, at least in Canada, outside the scope of any privacy regulation. And frankly, we didn't do enough to prevent that or understand it soon enough" Zuckerberg said during testimony on Thursday.
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"We're not going to share people's information except for with the people that they've asked for it to be shared".
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a joint hearing of the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg asserted that Facebook did not sell data.
Without selling its users data, Facebook doesn't have a business.
In response to questions as to why, Zuckerberg stated that its "collects data on people who have not signed up for Facebook for security purposes".
Whilst being grilled by Senator Orrin Hatch, Zuckerberg was asked whether Facebook would always be free.
"But I am committed to getting this right, and that includes the basic responsibility of protecting people's information, which we failed to do with Cambridge Analytica", he said.
But in the current hyper-partisan environment, it's clear many members of Congress are more concerned with scoring political points than getting to the bottom of real issues.