He noted that the company has already changed some of the policies that served to enable the breach, adding that, "we also made mistakes, there's more to do, and we need to step up and do it".
The letter concludes by thanking users for "believing" in the Facebook community: "I promise to do better for you".
The fact that Facebook Inc. execs were fully aware of the news due to hit United Kingdom and U.S readers on Sunday brings into question Zuckerberg and the team's moral compass. "If we can't we don't deserve it", he said.
The university researcher referenced, Aleksandr Kogan, allegedly developed This Is Your Digital Life which allowed Cambridge Analytica to potentially unlawfully collect the data of up to 50 million Facebook users. In addition, the executive said that he is sorry that Facebook didn't do more to stop this from occurring, and is taking steps to make sure it doesn't happen again.
The scandal centers around British data company Cambridge Analytica, which has ties to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
"And we have a responsibility to do this, not only for the 2018 midterms in the U.S., which are going to be a huge deal this year and that's just a huge focus for us but there's a big election in India this year, there's a big election in Brazil, there are big elections around the world, and you can bet that we are really committed to doing everything that we need to make sure that the integrity of those elections on Facebook is secured". It illicitly obtained information from as many as 50 million Facebook profiles by abusing Facebook's data-sharing features.
Stopping apps like the one created by Russian-American Kogan from receiving "so much information".
USA lawmakers on Friday asked Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to come to Congress to explain to explain how the data got into Cambridge Analytica's hands, adding to pressure on the firm, which is under fire from investors and advertisers. We suspect there are others. "And when we find them, we will ban them and tell everyone affected".
Britain is investigating whether Facebook, the world's largest social media network, did enough to protect data.
Finally, we'll remind you which apps you've given access to your information - so you can shut off the ones you don't want anymore.
Black Panther's box office success is all the more noteworthy in the context of the Marvel blockbuster it is poised to unseat. By doing so, the 2018 Marvel film will become the sixth highest-grossing movie ever to release domestically.
His counterpart in the West Regional final is Michigan's John Beilein, whose Wolverines looked awesome against Texas A&M. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman hit four shots from beyond the arc, while big man Moritz Wagner struck three times from deep.
Other candidates, including SP's actor-turned- politician Jaya Bachchan won with the help of first preference votes. BJP's Rajeev Chandrasekhar polled the highest votes, with 50 legislators supporting his candidature, Mint reported.
Bodycam footage shows Mr Clark (22) being pursued by officers as he enters his grandparents' back garden in the dark of night. He said the city's first black police chief, Daniel Hahn, is doing what he can but protested the actions of Hahn's officers.
As is tradition, the Australian Grand Prix will be the stage for the opening race of the new Formula One season. In 2016, Ricciardo set the fastest lap but couldn't secure a podium finish in front of his home fans.
Afghanistan will play their first ever global test match against India , a monumental achievement for the country. Th Delhi batsman managed just 134 runs at 13.40, way below his career average of 53.40 from 66 Tests.
Another concern remains how Chinese President Xi Jinping himself will respond as he consolidates power . Global stocks have plummeted as fears rise that the confrontation could provoke a damaging trade war.
McDougal added that she did not think it was unusual for Trump to brag about his daughter. "I heard a lot about her". For the 10 months that they were together, McDougal said, they saw each other a minimum of five times a month.
But with Pompeo set to replace him and Bolton on his way to the White House, the accord's coffin may well have been nailed shut. He was equally disinclined to indulge the bureaucratic constraints of the State Department back in Washington .
Dillian Whyte happy to meet Deontay Wilder for WBC title talks
The British heavyweight produced a career-best win as he blasted out Browne with a huge left hook in the sixth round at The O2 . Right when Kellerman began questioning if allowing the fight to continue was a good idea, things took a brutal turn in Round 6.
Netflix announces changes to Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why
The study also showed that parents agreed that the show brought up important topics, but they wanted more resources added . But it also met some criticism and concern from a number of mental health experts and viewers following its premiere.
Trump pulls back on transgender military ban
There are over 1,300,000 active duty personnel of the U.S. military, according to July 2017 data from the Department of Defense. But rather than addressing that narrow issue, Trump opted to upend the entire policy on transgender service members.
Rodrigo, Muller strike in Germany-Spain draw
The draw in front of a sold-out 50,653 crowd preserves both sides' respective unbeaten runs dating back to Euro 2016. Playing against the best teams in the world is a very nice challenge, and we took it as such.
Became known, the poisoned Skripal in London
He added: 'We still do not see any facts, which makes us think that all this is provocation'. Britain had expelled 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation for the nerve agent attack.
US President Trump reverses threat to shut down US government
That all but ensures that the fiery debate over Obamacare will continue into the November elections. "I'm disappointed by this". It signals an end - or at least a pause - to the deeply partisan feuding over funding that has roiled Congress for months.
Trump signs on tariffs against $50bn of China imports
Donald Trump has taken a significant step in his promise to close the trade deficit that the United States now has with China . Responding to requests for comment on the Global Times article and the carrier movement, a spokesman for the U.S.