Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal affected 87 MILLION people - 40M MORE than first thought: Top exec admits 'most people could have had their profile scraped' and Zuckerberg says 'it was my mistake that we didn't do enough'



Facebook’s misuse of personal information was far worse than initially thought.  
On Wednesday, Chief Technology Office Mike Schroepfer revealed the firm shared data of up to 87 million users with the political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica – a dramatic increase from initial media estimates of roughly 50 million. 
Schroepfer shared the new figures in a blog post outlining nine changes the firm is making to the platform in light of the massive data scandal that unfolded last month. 
According to the CTO, most of the affected users were in the United States.  
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4 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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