The Easterner

Facebook data scandal raises questions for students

By Kaitlyn Engen, Reporter

April 18, 2018

Filed under News

On April 10 and 11, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stood before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees to testify following a data-theft scandal that was exposed by the New York Times and The Guardian on March 17. The reports initially said that 50 million Facebook users’ data was harvested by British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, a firm that uses purcha...

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