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17 Апреля, 2018, 02:34
That certainly wasn't the tune being sung by Facebook's founder in Washington, D.C., this week; if anything, "sorry" was the easiest response for Mark Zuckerberg to muster, again and again and again, during two days of testimony before USA congressional committees concerned about the unauthorized acquisition of 87 million Facebook users' personal data by a British political consulting firm. However, with the recent Cambridge Analytica issues and scandal after scandal due to the increased scrutiny on the company, it's becoming more and more hard to ignore the allegations that the company is mishandling personal information - even going so far as to build profiles for people who never signed up for Facebook in the first place.
"I feel uncomfortable (using Facebook), but that feeling actually encourages me to be careful about what personal information I put on social media", said Dylan Wen, a freshman communication studies major.
The information is believed to have been used to help Donald Trump's 2016 campaign for U.S. president.
It's not unusual for companies to pay these types of expenditures for CEOs. I think we need an answer to that.
"One aspect of the data that was leaked from Facebook was personality profile data".
But according to Monday's filing, Zuckerberg repeatedly admitted in his testimony that the Menlo Park, California-based company is "responsible for the content" on its platforms.
If one could brush aside the bipartisan preening and sound bites during the Zuckerberg hearings, he would still be subjected to an infuriating mix of ignorance and arrogance. If Facebook charged each of the 1.2 billion monthly active users $2.99 a year (about 1 day's worth of Starbucks Latte) - for an ad-free Facebook, the company could pull in $3.58 billion annually. Hypothetical situations proposed by Congress were shut down by Zuckerberg, stating that there is a "core misunderstanding" of how Facebook works in regard to user information. "That is really a minimum", she said. "When there's a marked increase like that, there should be an explanation in the footnotes". "This list may not include all apps and websites you've removed". Yet that passage was identical to language used in the company's proxy the year before.
He said in this particular case, "Facebook had a technical hole in their system that allowed Cambridge Analytica to pull down more detailed information about your friend circle". Revelations about Facebook's role in the exploitation of user data by a company called Cambridge Analytica to support the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, as well as the outcome of the Brexit vote - the referendum leading the United Kingdom to leave the European Union - have provoked widespread calls for tough, new data privacy laws. A Facebook spokesperson declined to provide additional information.
For one, it would make the state partially responsible for numerous company's problems - meting out "fairness", writing its user agreements and policing speech - but more importantly for Zuckerberg, it would add regulatory costs that Facebook could afford but upstart competition nearly certainly could not. According to Facebook: "Specific threats to his safety arising directly as a result of his position as our founder, chairman and CEO". "If I were on the board, I would want him protected 24/7".
Dingell asked Zuckerberg how many non-Facebook sites used various kinds of Facebook tracking software: "Is the number over 100 million?"
Still, Zuckerberg's costs tend to dwarf those of other CEOs.
The "board intelligence solutions" company Equilar said Bezos received the highest personal and home security perquisite of any Fortune 100 executive in 2015.
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Bowing to a wave of popular backlash, Chinese social media giant Sina Weibo has reversed a briefly instated ban on gay content. Over the weekend, people used hashtags like #IAmGay and #IHaveGayFriends, and many shared selfies and personal stories.
Referred to as "market cap", it is determined by doubling a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 15,433 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,528,138.13. (NASDAQ: TSLA ).
On a year-on-year (YoY) basis, onion prices soared higher by 42.22 per cent whereas potato prices rose by 43.25 per cent. The inflation data for January was revised upwards to 3.02 percent from the provisional estimate of 2.84 percent.
He had a solid 2015 regular season and postseason that was topped by a 90-yard effort against Carolina in a Super Bowl 50 win. Anderson had been on the roster bubble for a while, and many expected the Broncos to release him earlier this offseason.
Idsinga said police are looking at cold cases as far back as 1975, but have not found evidence linking McArthur to historic cases. The identification was made possible with the help of an global agency, the detective said, declining to provide further details.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar's Damn has won the Pulitzer Prize for music - the first non-classical or jazz work to win the award. The Pulitzer prize is best known for recognising USA journalism, but it also gives awards for books, poetry and music .
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BAC. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) earned "Buy" rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, December 20.
Meanwhile, domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought equities worth a net Rs 306.05 crore on Friday, as per provisional data. In the broader market, the BSE Midcap added 0.3 per cent, while the BSE Smallcap gained 0.5 per cent.
But three justices - Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy - have suggested a willingness to rethink those decisions. Software does exist that would allow online retailers to easily automate the state and local sales tax collections process.
News that the two are "not official" yet and that The Weeknd has been "playing the field" and "openly dating" other women. The song " Wasted Time " was about how he wasted time with one lover when he wishes he stayed with his old one.
During a press conference this week, Sega announced its plans to bring some of its classic titles to Nintendo's newest gaming console .
Indiana Pacers: 3 takeaways from Game 1 vs. Cavaliers
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Hundreds rally in Syrian capital in support of Assad's army
Russian Federation denounced the attacks as aggression against its ally, but there was no sign of an immediate military response. The US-led strike was launched even though the OPCW fact-finding team was due to head to Douma on Saturday.
Donovan Mitchell: Questionable for Game 2
However, he was pulled just a minute later after the coaching staff saw him limping on the court after hitting a jumper. The best-of-seven series continues with Game 2 on Wednesday in Oklahoma City.
Binghamton student in custody in fellow student's death
The suspect, who fled on foot, was described as a light-skinned male wearing dark trousers and a dark hoodie, according to police. Haley Anderson, 22, was a nursing student who was strangled to death at an off-campus residence on March 9, Pix11 News reported .
Makeup seized in $700000 raid contained feces
The cosmetics included brands such as Kylie, MAC and Anastasia - the reality television celebrity Kylie Jenner's cosmetics line. The UK beauty industry is worth £4 billion and it is thought that social media has played a big part in the growth.
US Retail Sales Rose 0.6% in March
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Another rape reported in Surat sparks new protests
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