Jan 22, 2021 08:43 PM IST
The FIR against Cambridge Analytica comes after two years of preliminary enquiries into the company’s involvement in India based on a complaint raised by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
- Jan 22, 2021 12:18 PM IST
The penal action was preceded by a preliminary enquiry by the CBI based on a complaint from the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.
- Sep 25, 2020 04:42 PM IST
UK-based Cambridge Analytica was accused of playing a key role in the 2014 breach of 87 million Facebook users’ personal data. The company denied it used the data for Trump’s 2016 election campaign, but some former employees have disputed that.
- Nov 18, 2019 10:31 AM IST
Political parties will not be able to place advertisements based on voters’ caste or religion.
- Jun 01, 2019 02:00 PM IST
The U.S. capital city sued Facebook in December, accusing it of misleading users because it had known about the breach for two years before disclosing it and had allowed third-party app makers to access user information without their consent.
- Apr 26, 2019 04:34 PM IST
By fining Facebook, FTC will send a signal to all tech firms of more crackdowns. Regulators across the world may take a cue and start investigating social media firms soon.
- Mar 13, 2019 07:10 PM IST
The agency officials said the CBI had received responses to its queries from both the companies but it needed more details from them on some specific questions.
- Mar 01, 2019 11:10 AM IST
With this feature, users would be able delete their information collected by Facebook through third-party apps and websites. Trials to commence in March.
- Jan 15, 2019 04:08 PM IST
A new update would allow WhatsApp to use your fingerprint credentials stored in the phone with your consent if the app cannot detect your fingerprint
- Jul 26, 2018 09:31 PM IST
The data analytics firm is at the centre of a storm for its role in influencing American voters by harvesting 50 million Facebook profiles and allegedly using them to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
- Jul 19, 2018 01:45 PM IST
Zuckerberg came under public scrutiny after Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm, was accused of influencing the outcome of the 2016 US presidential elections by using data harvested from Facebook
- Jul 12, 2018 10:05 PM IST
Seven members of CA have joined Auspex and the company has already won a contract from an African country
- Jul 11, 2018 07:42 AM IST
Collins said today that the company "should now make the results of their internal investigations known to the ICO, our committee and other relevant investigatory authorities."
- Jul 08, 2018 03:10 PM IST
Facebook is widely used in Pakistan and the political parties, politicians and their supporters commonly use the social networking platform to express their point of view
- Jun 29, 2018 05:15 PM IST
Cambridge Analytica said it deleted the data when asked and did not use it in Trump's campaign. It also denies doing paid work on the campaign for Brexit.
- Jun 19, 2018 12:52 PM IST
The Moneycontrol Graphic Spot: Here's how the story of Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal unfolded.
- Jun 16, 2018 11:42 AM IST
The Moneycontrol Graphic Spot: Final part of a three-part series on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal
- Jun 01, 2018 06:39 PM IST
The Moneycontrol Graphic Spot: Part two of a three-part series on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal
- May 18, 2018 01:50 PM IST
The firm, whose attorney filed on Wednesday, announced early May that it would close and file for insolvency in Britain and the United States after failing to recover from the Facebook data scandal.
- May 16, 2018 09:36 PM IST
Christopher Wylie told a Senate panel he believes Russian intelligence services had access to data harvested by the consultancy.
- May 08, 2018 08:40 PM IST
Ireland bars political donations from abroad, but the law does not apply to social media advertising.
- May 06, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The order comes days after both firms filed for insolvency after reports that Cambridge Analytica had improperly obtained data on tens of millions of Facebook users without their knowledge or consent
- May 03, 2018 04:50 PM IST
The company is accused of mapping the behaviour of voters in the run-up to the 2016 US election won by Trump.
- May 03, 2018 03:58 PM IST
Cambridge Analytica (CA) is accused of acquiring data from up to 87 million Facebook profiles for use in political campaigns around the world. It denies wrongdoing and yesterday it announced that the company and its parent, SCL Group, would be wound down due to loss of business as a result of the scandal.
- May 03, 2018 08:43 AM IST
The company will begin bankruptcy proceedings, it said, after losing clients and facing mounting legal fees resulting from the scandal over reports the company harvested personal data about millions of Facebook users beginning in 2014.