What the Tech: Is Facebook listening to you?


We respect your privacy. The significance of this increase is that Zuckerberg, who owns more than 401.4 million shares in Facebook, is now $3 billion richer due to his appearance with the Senate and House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Sen. Lindsey Graham pitched a rare hardball question to Zuckerberg Tuesday: Is Facebook a monopoly? The 33-year-old CEO was put on the spot and at times he looked vulnerable as well. It wasn't clear to me who they are and under what circumstances they got that information.

Democratic Representative Debbie Dingell expressed frustration with Zuckerberg's frequent promises to get back to lawmakers later in writing.

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Plan II freshman Ross Trivisonno said though he was angered about the data leak, it would take much more for him to delete Facebook, a necessity on par with email or text for him.

News of Cambridge Analytica's major data scrape broke in mid-March, when Facebook banned the company and its associates from the platform. He gave no further details.

One of the most talked about things after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's grilling by almost 100 USA lawmakers over two days had little to do with the congressional hearing and everything to do with how he was sitting.

Menlo Park, California-based Facebook paid to buy, install and maintain security measures for Mr. Zuckerberg's personal residences, which include properties in San Francisco and Palo Alto, the filing showed.

With profiling questions coming to the fore lately, Fraser took the opportunity a couple of weeks ago to download his Facebook data. "There is nothing that prevents a political party in Canada from using Facebook or any other advertising platform to micro-target people".

Zuckerberg was unable to answer Dingell, the MI congresswoman, when she asked how frequently Facebook used computer code embedded in websites to gather dossiers on virtually everyone online.

Interestingly, Facebook will still retain some of this data, as the official statement mentions.

Remember that all of these "connections" are known by Facebook and owned by Facebook.

"In addition, if you choose to use Facebook from your mobile phone, keep in mind that you'll be responsible for any fees associated with internet usage and/or text messaging as determined by your mobile carrier".

Almost one-third of Americans (31.7%) think the embattled social network is having a "negative impact on society", according to a survey conducted in recent months by CEO Mark Zuckerberg's former personal pollster, Tavis McGinn. He refrained from cracking jokes and flashed few smiles.