Now Facebook exposes psychological tests of 3 million
16 May, 2018, 11:31 | Author: Lucille Rivera
The company did not fully explain why each of the 200 apps were suspended, although Facebook said the apps' alleged mishandling of user data will be fully investigated, including in-person visits.
The US Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct political data firm embroiled in a scandal over its handling of Facebook user information, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
The personality quiz app "myPersonality", a feat of Cambridge University academics, has been alleged of sharing user responses to researchers at companies including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo using untrustworthy mediums. In a blog post on Monday, the company says the investigation will have two phases - first, identifying potential abusers and, second, conducting a thorough review that will include audits and on-site visits.
Facebook is under fire for another privacy scandal.
A committee of British lawmakers has published documents showing Facebook's scramble to clean up the enormous Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
In Cambridge Analytica's case it was more than 87 million people, so the amount doesn't sound that great.
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Remember Cambridge Analytica? Well, the data firm that shut down recently is back. The quiz was completed by over 6 million people, some of whom opted to share Facebook profile data with the researchers, Mashable reported. New Scientistreports that approximately 280 individuals at various technological organizations were given access and, incidentally, that information wound up on a site that was exceptionally unreliable.
The whole access-fiasco has been under the control of David Stillwell and Michal Kosinski at the University Psychometrics Centre.
On political advertising, dark ads and Cambridge Analytica, Facebook broadly failed to give the level of detail the committee clearly craved - repeatedly pointing instead to its new "view ads" tool and referring to previous evidence.
All this sensitive info was then uploaded to a website with "poor security precautions" and shared with nearly 150 institutions and companies, including researchers at universities and at firms like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.
The 200 applications Facebook said it suspended included one called myPersonality that collected psychological information shared by millions of members of the social network who voluntarily took "psychometric" tests.
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And he defended the EU's stance over the UK's involvement in the new Galileo sat-nav system. May's spokesman said London was working on two options for post-Brexit customs cooperation.
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