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Facebook to explain to users how personal data used after EU pressure

Tuesday 9 April 2019 | 14:39 CET | News
Facebook has agreed to change its terms and conditions to make it more clear to users of the social network how it uses their personal data to develop profiling and advertising, the EU announced. The European Commission and EU consumer protection authorities had called on Facebook to improve the information in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal last year and also bring all its terms into line with EU consumer law. Failure to act could have resulted in fines for the company. Facebook agreed to make the changes by June this year. 

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Companies: European Commission / Facebook
Countries: Europe
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