Mark Zuckerberg in a response to authorities said Facebook has stopped sharing data with 38 companies, and is ending more partnerships in July and October. Facebook used to share user data with 52 tech businesses, including suspect Chinese firms.
About a dozen government websites including that of the defence ministry went down for more than eight hours last Friday, with rumors that they have been hacked by the Chinese. However, the government ruled-out any hacking.
“Just don’t like Facebook. Gives me the willies. Sorry.”, said Elon musk after deleting Tesla and SpaceX pages; Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for a proper regulation on data privacy. Facebook loses $100 billion in 10 days.
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook on Wednesday wrote an apology stating about the whole fiasco. Here is also the timeline of the events unfolded from Data Analytica's time in Facebook to the complete ban of it.
Israeli cybersecurity expert Deborah Housen-Couriel, was speaking to students at Christ University, Bangalore where she said, “It is the time when young students like you should come forward and start working to make our web space safer.”