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BRUSSELS | Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to speak with leaders of the European parliament next week about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company — but might avoid a public testimony like the one he endured in the U.S. The EU and British parliaments have been calling for Zuckerberg to … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling

NEW YORK | Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

NEW YORK | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users — raising questions about the usefulness of such audits. Facebook agreed to outside audits … Continue reading NEW YORK | Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Protesters, Russian ‘troll’ watch Zuckerberg

WASHINGTON | April 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on Facebook’s privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A person wearing a blue and green pointy wig, aiming to look like a Russian troll, watched from the back of the room as the Senate kicked off its hearing with Facebook CEO … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Protesters, Russian ‘troll’ watch Zuckerberg

BANGKOK | Myanmar groups say Facebook hasn’t controlled hate speech

BANGKOK |April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Civil society and rights groups in Myanmar said Facebook has failed to adequately act against online hate speech that incites violence against the country’s Muslim minorities, neglecting to effectively enforce its own rules. In an open letter to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the digital innovation lab Phandeeyar and … Continue reading BANGKOK | Myanmar groups say Facebook hasn’t controlled hate speech

NEW YORK | Stocks jump as trade war fears ease; Amazon, Facebook rally

NEW YORK | April 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Global stock indexes kept climbing Thursday as investors around the world grew more optimistic that a trade dispute between the U.S. and China, the two largest economies in the world, will resolve without too much damage. In the U.S., banks and retailers made some of the biggest gains. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks jump as trade war fears ease; Amazon, Facebook rally

The Latest: EU to probe Facebook data use by campaign firm

NEW YORK /March 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on Cambridge Analytica whistleblower (all times local): 1 p.m. The head of the European Union’s parliament says the bloc will investigate Facebook over the use of its data by a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm. Cambridge Analytica, whose clients have included Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, reportedly used the … Continue reading The Latest: EU to probe Facebook data use by campaign firm