Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has finally come forward to respond. But only to blame Cambridge Analytica for breaching Facebook’s trust, which in turn caused Facebook to break users’ trust. He vows to prevent it from happening again.
Later in the day, as users delete their Facebook accounts, Zuckerberg apologized over the scandal on CNN, saying he was “really sorry this happened.”
The fact remains that Facebook will continue to collect people’s information anyway possible in an effort to profile them. That’s at the core of it’s business. By saying they “need to make sure this doesn’t happen again” says they have no intention to not collect user information. Zuckerberg still wants us to trust Facebook with our personal data.
Meanwhile, the German government has summoned Facebook looking for details about the Cambridge Analytica scandal. They also want to know whether the personal data of the platform’s 30 million users in Germany were protected from unlawful use.
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