Facebook: Facebook data leak is now the big topic for Facebook users. Any Facebook users want to know the reason that how data leaking case happens by Cambridge Analytica and what was the source of Facebook leaking data. Today Ravanchal will tell you the reason behind leaking the data of Facebook which is a report by the CEO of Facebook Mark Zukerburg. And Zuckerberg closes the big function of the Facebook search engine. in this post, Ravanchal will tell you all exclusive detail.
Facebook released a report that data on most of its 2 billion users could have been accessed improperly, giving fresh evidence of the ways the social-media giant failed to protect people’s privacy while generating billions of dollars in revenue from the information.
Feature removed from the Facebook search engine:
The company said it removed a feature that let users enter phone numbers or email addresses into Facebook’s search tool to find other people. That being used by malicious actors to scrape public profile information, it said.
Reason to disable:
Facebook also said the reason behind disable this feature which is given below.
Given the scale and sophistication of the activity, we have seen, we believe most people on Facebook could have had their public profile scraped in this way so we have now disabled this feature.
Facebook also giving the report that data on as many as 87 million people, most of them in the U.S., may have been improperly shared with research firm Cambridge Analytica. This is Facebook’s first official confirmation of the possible scope of the data leak, which was previously estimated at roughly 50 million. It has resulted in calls from legislators and policymakers for greater regulation of social media.
Cambridge Analytica, which worked for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, said it licensed data on 30 million people, countering Facebook’s 87 million estimates. Cambridge Analytica said in a twee that it” immediately deleted the raw data from our file server and began the process of searching for and removing any of its derivatives in our system” after Facebook contacted them to let them know data had been improperly obtained.
This the interview and tweet post which is given by the Mark Zukerburg. If you have still question or suggestion you can ask me into the Comment box in this post.