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Facebook’s privacy flap isn’t just a Facebook problem

Facebook is facing a backlash from its users and investors, after the company failed to disclose that millions of profiles were used by a third party during the presidential campaign without their consent. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence this Wednesday, followed by COO Sheryl Sandberg in an …

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Bomb kills two in Alexandria ahead of presidential vote

Islamic State attempted to assassinate Egypt’s defense and interior ministers in December during a trip the pair made to the Sinai Peninsula, where the hardline militant group has been waging an insurgency for almost five years. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday that Islamic State militants would soon be …

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Cambridge Analytica and its role in Kenya 2017 elections

Jack Taylor | Getty Images The U.K. headquarters of Cambridge Analytica on March 20, 2018, in London, England. Cambridge Analytica is in the midst of a dispute after an undercover sting operation caught senior executives boasting about psychological manipulation, entrapment techniques and fake news campaigns. The company’s CEO has been …

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Stock sees third worst trading week ever

Facebook stock suffered its third worst week of all time in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal — which heightened privacy concerns and spurred government probes into the social media giant. Shares fell more than 13 percent on the week, closing just below $160. COO Sheryl Sandberg said …

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