Facebook's move comes as authorities around the globe investigate how Facebook handles and shares private data, and with its shares having tumbled more than 15 percent, wiping out tens of billions in market value.
The ministry has asked social media major to submit a reply whether the company or its related or downstream agencies utilising Facebook's data have previously been engaged by any entities "to manipulate the Indian electoral process".
Control your personal information: You can review what you've shared and delete it if you want to.
Previously, the settings were spread across almost 20 different screens and they're now accessible from a single place. The report added that the company is "trying to find more secure ways" of offering the same features.
This is a risk reduction step for Facebook, as the company would not have as much control over how firms like Experian collect their information. The political intelligence firm was Cambridge Analytica and it had received information from up to 50 million Facebook profiles using a personality quiz application from a researcher from Global Science Research company. "These updates are about transparency-not about gaining new rights to collect, use, or share data", reads the post.
If you have reached the end of the road on Facebook and feel like it no longer serves a meaningful objective in your life, perhaps it's time to delete your account.
Have a few posts on Facebook that you wish never made their way there? It should not be surprising that Facebook will have records of all your Messenger app calls and messages, a list of advertisers they've given your information to and a history of your posts, pictures and interactions. They may also delete anything from their timeline or profile using this tab.
Facebook is reportedly making changes to how its upcoming smart home device will store users' data.
While they are trying to regain trust with consumers by pushing out the new measures, it's likely they would have come in whether the data scandal had happened or not.
Last year's CanTrust Index survey showed a drop in trust in the Facebook newsfeed as a source of information, following questions about Russian meddling and social media's role in swaying voters during the USA election; that trust remained low this year.
Up to 20cm of snow fell, especially on higher ground, and there was significant drifting caused by the strong easterly wind. And if the forecast is right, the Black Country and Staffordshire could face a similarly snowy scene this Easter.
A Lexington County man has been sentenced to 50 years without parole after being convicted for sexually assaulting two minors. When the victim refused the man allegedl punched the windscreen of the man's auto with enough force to crack the windscreen.
While both sides said the move would benefit customers, analysts raised concerns a lack of competition could push up prices. New entrants and the strength of second-place regional players such as Lyft Inc.in the USA have complicated those efforts.
In 1983, at age 39 with the Mets, he tied Dave Philley as the only players in baseball history with eight consecutive pinch hits. Staub, a six-time all-star, played 23 seasons from 1963 to 1985 with Houston, Montreal, the Mets, Detroit and Texas.
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It has backed more than a dozen firms, including Aurima Inc., which is developing AI-powered sensors for autonomous vehicles. The new languages are less common in the world compare to other languages such as English, French and Spanish.
Adnan Syed , whose murder conviction was the subject of the true-crime podcast's first season, was just granted a new trial . Today, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals decided it would uphold that ruling, paving the way for Syed's new case.
Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), as well as for the College Republican National Committee and the California Republican Party. The question "is nothing sacred anymore" has arguably become an irrelevant one when talking about 45's White House.
Model and all-round Twitter don Chrissy Teigan has delighted in teasing her followers, claiming she knows what went down . Foster responded on her Instagram with the caption, "Flattering that anyone thinks I could get this close to Beyoncé ".
Jackson recently presided over Trump's first presidential physical and gave the president a clean bill of health. The president has told a number of advisers that he wants to oust Shulkin , once a favorite in his Cabinet.
EC orders probe into BJP IT chief's tweet
EC has set up a committee to look into the matter and submit the report in seven days as to how the information got leaked. The BJP has been actively working to woo voters in the state ahead of the Assembly elections, scheduled for May 12 .
Ecuador Cutting Off WikiLeaks Founder's Communications
Being a critical commentator and politicallly persecuted, Assange usually comments on global affairs on his Twitter account. In the summer of 2016, the anti-secrecy site published hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee.
Scientists discover galaxy that appears to lack dark matter
What has scientists so curious about this galaxy is that it is unusually transparent and appears to contain no dark matter . In one, a sudden explosion of massive star-birth inside the galaxy could have cleared out all of its gas and dark matter.
Fortnite is smashing YouTube records too
Wyatt also commented that "gaming has never been bigger on YouTube than it is today, and that's a statistical fact". The other record broken by Fortnite was for the title of the biggest ever single live gaming stream on YouTube .
CBSE Class X Maths, XII Economics to be held again
As Ananya Sanyal, a student from Noida, said: "This question paper was not too hard , I knew answers to most of the questions". Meanwhile, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the government has taken cognizance of CBSE paper leak.
Dow Jones falls almost 350 points as tech stocks decline
The remarks come ahead of a Senate hearing on data privacy set for next month. 3 drug stocks that made big moves today. Microsoft was the biggest gainer in the 30-company Dow and the Standard & Poor's 500 index, climbing almost 8 percent.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope again delayed
That panel's recommendations and NASA's own findings will be combined in a report to be delivered to Congress this summer. Since the project began in 1996, its scope has widened and its budget has ballooned from $0.5 billion to $8.8 billion.
Twitter to ban cryptocurrency ads
Facebook banned cryptocurrency ads in January and Google said it would outlaw such ads starting in June. Since the ads were running relevant to the cryptocurrency, promoting the ICOs (Initial Coin Offering).