Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (File Photo)

India’s data storing call comes with risk: Mark Zuckerberg

New Delhi:  India’s data localisation demands are understandable but allowing it for one nation can trigger a demand from countries which are much more authoritarian and can misuse the citizens’ data, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said. In a conversation with historian and author Yuval Noah Harari on Friday, Zuckerberg said the motives and intents […]

Facebook explored plans to sell users’ data: Report

Washington: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg discussed for years plans to sell access to users’ data to fight rivals, NBC News reported on Tuesday, citing leaked documents. “Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly […]

Facebook allowed phone makers to access users’ data: Report

New York : Raising fresh concerns about Facebook’s privacy protection policies, a New York Times report has exposed how the social network allowed about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung, to access personal information of users and their friends. Even before Facebook apps were widely available on smartphones, Facebook had data-sharing partnerships with the […]