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Canada Goose Jackets He gave a timeline of events beginning in 2007 when Facebook allowed more apps and sharing among friends. He wrote in 2013 a Cambridge University researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, created a personality quiz app. “It was installed by around 300,000 people who shared their data as well as some of their friends data. Given the way our platform worked at the time this meant Kogan was able to access tens of https://www.amigosdecontreras.es millions of their friends data,” according to Zuckerberg statement. Canada Goose Jackets

In 2014 Facebook changed the platform to limit the data canada goose rossclair uk apps could access, but in 2015 Facebook learned Kogan had shared data from his app with Cambridge Analytica, according to Zuckerberg statement.

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Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sanberg Statement

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sanberg wrote in a Facebook post, “Sharing Mark post addressing the Cambridge Analytica news. As he said, we know that this was a major violation of peoples trust, and I deeply regret that we didn do enough to deal with it. We have a responsibility to canada goose cheap canada goose outlet buffalo protect your data and if we can then we don deserve to serve you.

We spent the past few days working to get a fuller picture so we can stop this from happening again. Here are the steps we taking. We investigating all apps that had access to large amounts of information before we changed our platform in 2014 to dramatically reduce data access. And if we find that developers misused personally identifiable information, we ban them from our platform and we tell the people who were affected.

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You deserve to have your information protected and we keep working to make sure you feel safe on Facebook. Your trust is at the core of our service. We know that and we will work to earn it.”

Tech Expert Breaks Down Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Scandal

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The data breach stemmed from a survey that a Cambridge University scholar put up online. “It was a personality test and about 270,000 people participated in the personality test. What nobody really knew was this was also going out and scraping friends Canada Goose online and family. Anyone that was connected to that test it was scraping their data as well. This was a breach of up to 50 million users. And here the thing. At the time in 2014 this was totally cool. There was nothing wrong with this, said Eldridge.

Eldridge tells KTVU the canada goose outlet in usa problem came when that scholar shared that data with the private organization Cambridge Analytica which has close ties to Steve Bannon and Robert Mercer. they allegedly used that data help influence the election.” However, Cambridge Analytica says they never used that data. Cambridge Analytica claims as soon as Facebook said it was against their policy for the scholar to share the data with them it was deleted. That claim is being investigated. The hashtag deletefacebook has been trending. Fox News reports WhatsApp co founder Brian Acton, who sold his company to Facebook for $19 billion in 2014, was among those calling for customers to delete their Facebook accounts.

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Auditing Your Apps and Checking Privacy Settings

For those who opt to keep using Facebook, Eldridge cautions it not only posts we participate with downloaded apps can also be privacy concerns. “It not too hard to figure out where our political leanings are based on the pages we visit, the news stories we read and things like that,” said Eldridge. He suggests deleting any apps attached to Facebook that canada goose black friday discount you no longer use.

Canada Goose sale To audit your cheap canada goose coats uk apps click the dropdown menu on the upper far right of your Facebook page then click settings. Canada Goose sale

On the left you see a list of privacy, apps, adds and more.

Click on privacy and secure your settings. In the final option under privacy, you can opt out of allowing search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile.