Bumble's new login lets you date and dodge Facebook's data trap

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Washington earlier this week about data breaches at the social media giant which have sparked calls for tougher rules

Bumble's new login lets you date and dodge Facebook's data trap

Gillmor said Facebook could build databases on non-users by combining web browsing history with uploaded contacts.

David Vladeck, a Georgetown University law professor who headed the FTC's bureau of consumer protection when Facebook signed the deal, said in a blog post this month that Facebook's argument that it didn't violate the deal are "far-fetched".

On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.

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While the two men have met informally before - with Ansip tweeting a picture from Barcelona in February 2016 - it's the first time Ansip, whose brief covers the digital single market, or any European Union commissioner has reported a meeting with Zuckerberg in their online calendars. Or you can just view and edit the information you want to share.

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For his part, Zuckerberg said the trip would help him "personally hear" more voices in America, and would "help me lead the work at Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative so we can make a positive impact as the world enters an important new period". Facebook doesn't sell your data.

The majority of those whose information was shared with the data analytics firm - about 70 million - are in the US.

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It has been reported by Open Democracy that Cambridge Analytica's parent company, Strategic Communication Laboratories, owned by the Billionaire Robert Mercer, is also involved with military propaganda, and has previously undertaken operations in Russian Federation on behalf of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Critics said that Zuckerberg has not said enough about the extent and use of the data. "But we're silently and quietly, person by person, screen by screen, nudged and manipulated according to our individual vulnerabilities". This means that non-subscribers have no idea about what information Facebook has obtained about them.

This is not the first time that Facebook has had a breach in their security as seen in the previous scandal with Cambridge Analytica.

And then there are young children.

The hands-off, market-driven policy that turbocharged the megacap internet companies' growth has clearly outlived its usefulness considering the recent developments involving Facebook. She said she encourages Facebook users to start demanding more regulations. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is pushing to end the app. The questions posed by the senators, both Democrats and Republicans, focused on the security of the social media platform and how best users could protect their privacy.

Sean Goggins, associate professor of computer science at MU, has been studying how social media is used in the US political process.

The most notable development during the two-day testimony was the bipartisan push for greater data regulation, which is atypical given the Republicans' overall aversion towards regulation, but perhaps not surprising in this situation. But evidence is mounting that who we "friend", what we "like" and share, can be used by malevolent groups to target entire swaths of the population with a few keystrokes.

Amy Goodman is the host of "Democracy Now!", a daily global TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,400 stations.

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