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SEC investigating if Facebook gave investors enough warning about data issue, WSJ says - CNET

3 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The agency is reportedly looking into how much Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica's misuse of data.
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Marketers collected personal info from closed Facebook groups

3 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

It looks like Facebook has another privacy issue on its hands, this time over its closed groups. CNBC reports that Andrea Downing, a moderator of a closed Facebook group, discovered that a Chrome extension called Grouply.io let her download names, em...
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Facebook changes privacy settings after outing members of a closed medical support group

Facebook changes privacy settings after outing members of a closed medical support group

3 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

A closed group for women at genetic risk for breast cancer wasn't as private as its members thought, according to a new report from CNBC .
The BRCA Sisterhood group was created as a support network for women with the BRCA gene, a mutation that greatly increases the risk of breast cancer, often resulting in preemptive mastectomy. The group was listed as “private” because of the sensitivity of the issue. But while the content of the group was closed to outsiders, the group's membership was broadly visible, inadvertently revealing sensitive medical information.
Sisterhood members became aware...
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Report: SEC probes Facebook privacy issues

3 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

A report says the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Facebook adequately warned its investors about privacy lapses involving the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica.
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Facebook loophole let marketers easily harvest data from your 'private' groups, report says - CNET

3 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Members of a closed group discovered a Chrome extension let people download their personal information, according to CNBC.
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