Omar Oakes
Oct 31, 2019

Facebook drops appeal over UK Cambridge Analytica fine

Social media giant is not admitting liability over much-publicised data breach.

Facebook: Warren recently ran false ad suggesting Zuckerberg endorsed Trump

Facebook has dropped its appeal and has agreed to pay a 500,000 fine issued by UK regulators investigating the misuse of personal data in political campaigns.

The Wednesday 30 October announcement comes a day after MPs in the UK voted to run a general election on 12 December. Facebook, the world's biggest social media platform, has become a key tool in election campaigning due to its reach as a highly popular platform and a...

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