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Facebook CEO says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica


By Dustin Volz and David IngramWASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers he was among the 87 million Facebook Inc users whose data was improperly shared with a political consultancy, but rejected suggestions that users do not have enough control over their data on the world's largest social media network.His admission that his own data made its way into the hands of Cambridge Analytica laid bare that even the company's technologically adept founder and chief executive was unable to protect his own information from parties seeking to exploit it. That ...

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 23:50 IST