Mark Zuckerberg
Jun 6, 2018

Facebook admits data sharing with Chinese companies

Facebook has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese firms, including Huawei, which has been scrutinised by US intelligence agencies.

May 24, 2018

Macron tells global tech CEOs: 'There is no free lunch'

French president Emmanuel Macron tells executives from global technology giants that he believes in innovation but wants them to contribute more to society.

May 23, 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled by EU lawmakers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sailed through the interrogation from €EU lawmakers as lengthy questions left him little time to answer.


Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in US

The political consultancy at the centre of Facebook's privacy scandal files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the US.


US investigates now-defunct Cambridge Analytica

The probe will reportedly focus on the company's financial dealings and how it used the harvested Facebook data.

May 9, 2018

Facebook shakes up management, creates blockchain unit

The social network shakes up its executive team, giving more responsibility to chief product officer Chris Cox.

May 7, 2018

Facebook users remain loyal despite data scandal

There is no clear net loss or gain in Facebook use among US users after the Cambridge Analytica data sharing scandal.

May 3, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down after Facebook scandal

The company will begin bankruptcy proceedings after losing clients and facing mounting legal fees resulting from the data scandal.

May 2, 2018

Facebook enters dating game; adds data privacy features

The world's largest social media platform announces a series of new features for its various apps, focusing on user data privacy.

May 2, 2018

WhatsApp co-founder to quit after encryption row

Jan Koum plans to exit WhatsApp after clashing with parent company Facebook over attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption.

Apr 26, 2018

Facebook shows resilience after data scandal

The social network reports a large rise in profit and an increase in users, with no sign it was hurt by the scandal over the mishandling of personal data.


Viewpoint: Sorry! The chat is over...for now

The Facebook, Cambridge Analytica scandal has dire consequences for contact centres, says Ebrahim Dinat, COO of Ocular Technologies.

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