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Mark Zuckerberg faces off with American lawmakers Video

Mark Zuckerberg faces off with American lawmakers Video

On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we zero in on what Mark Zuckerberg failed to answer during his U.S. congressional appearances, about just how much data Facebook collects - and the control users have over it.

Although much of the current worldwide discussion about internet privacy is focused on Facebook's recently publicized policies and failures, the Gallup poll also found a greater number of Google users are concerned about their protecting their privacy when using the platform-35 percent are "very concerned", a 10-point jump from 2011.

After a long pause and an embarrassed grin he answered "umm.no!"

Most people do not understand the scope of Facebook's data collection.

However, in a series of questions on how people can remove data from Facebook, Mr Zuckerberg said Facebook does "collect data on people who are not signed up for Facebook for security purposes". But given all the data concerns around the company, Facebook has made a decision to delay its release. "If you're logged out or don't have a Facebook account and visit a website with the Like button or another social plugin, your browser sends us a more limited set of info". We're getting ready to overreact.

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Because Facebook doesn't charge users a service fee, the company says its financial viability depends on using personal data to maintain its advertising scheme. "There are two sides of Facebook, one is Facebook itself and the other is a tool for individuals to share their information with particular people and particular communities". He also said that the messages were for a separate research project, and were never provided to Cambridge Analytica. "We are not anticipating major changes to our overall revenue and business model".

The university fired straight back. 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. And as for Dr Kogan, the university had written to Facebook about its allegations against him but had not received a reply.

Mark Zuckerberg was in the line of fire for over two days from almost 100 senators and emerged unscathed as he gave a commendable performance, clearly well coached, helped him outperform expectations which were admittedly low. The claim that FaceMash was somehow connected to the development of Facebook, it isn't, it wasn't.

"Facebook, Google, and Comcast each have contributed $2,00,000 since February to the Committee to Protect California Jobs that is opposing the act", the report added. I wrote another article about that issue on Friday. Arguably, many of those products, from medicine to fuel, potentially put more Americans at greater risk than Facebook does.


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