About a week ago, Facebook came under fire for giving away user data to Cambridge Analytic. It's a story you've likely heard of by now, and following everything that's already happened, the Federal Trade Commission has decided to issue its official statement on the matter.
Speaking for the FTC, acting director Tom Pahl said the following:
Perhaps most importantly, Pahl ended this with:
It's unclear at the moment how long the investigation has been taking place or what's been found so far (if anything), but nonetheless, the FTC is actively investigating Facebook to see what it is and isn't guilty of.
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