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Facebook Is Still Abusing Your Privacy

Posted On: Jul 11, 2018   |   Posted By: The New Republic

Three months ago, Mark Zuckerberg was sitting before Congress , promising to change Facebook's ways. “I started Facebook, I run it, and I'm responsible for what happens here,” he said. “It's clear now that we didn't do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm. That goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections, and hate speech, as well as developers and data privacy.” Zuckerberg promised to take privacy concerns more seriously, ensured members of Congress that he was open to regulation (so long as it was the “right regulation” ), and pledged to do more to stop bad actors from abusing his platform. Zuckerberg insisted that this was the beginning of a new chapter in the company's history. The company would return to its roots as a “village square,” where people shared personal updates and photographs of their loved ones. Shortly after he left Washington, D.C., Facebook began airing national television advertisements in which it apologized for having lost its way.
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