Facebook believes the data of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica many more than previously disclosed.Zuckerberg: I’m still the man to lead FacebookDuring a press conference he said that he had previously assumed that if Facebook gave people tools, it was largely their responsibility to decide how to use them.”Today, given what we know. I think we understand that we need to take a broader view of our responsibility,” he said.”That we’re not just building tools, but that we need to take full responsibility for the outcomes of how people use those tools as well.”Mr Zuckerberg also announced an internal audit had uncovered a fresh problem. Malicious actors had been abusing a feature that let users search for one another by typing in email addresses or phone numbers into Facebook’s search box.As a result, many people’s public profile information had been “scraped” and matched to the contact details, which had been obtained from elsewhere.Facebook has now blocked the facility.”It is reasonable to expect that if you had that [default] setting turned on, that in the last several years someone has probably accessed your public information in this way,” Mr Zuckerberg said.New numbersThe estimates of how many people’s data had been exposed were revealed in a blog by the tech firm’s chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer.The BBC has also learned that Facebook now estimates that about 305,000 people had installed the This Is Your Digital Life quiz that had made the data harvesting possible.
But Baskin argues that she was muzzled after that. She says Heyward refused to let her respond to a Wall Street Journal column that criticized her story for having “trashed” Nike. Last fall, when Baskin obtained a report prepared by Nike’s own auditors that documented abuses at the Vietnam plant, she says her bosses would not let her do a follow up piece.
I believe Africa can unite if only we can empower and rely on ourselves, be extremely independent, stop the hating and the wars. It doesn’t matter who colonised us, we need to forget this and focus on Africa. But I don’t think it is possible at the time being.
“It’s like, ‘Who are you, Stephen A., to come at my boy like that?’ When he came to ESPN, was that a weak move for him?” sheasked on the show. “He joined some more heavy hitters, right? To up his career, right? To do what was best for him. That’s what he did, right? No one called him weak for that.