Facebook, grilled by Congress, provides unprecedented answers

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Date: 20 June 2018. Duration: 11:31

Facebook’s privacy troubles keep piling up after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and Congress isn’t happy. They’re now pressing for answers following reports that Facebook offered mobile device manufacturers special access to private user information. Meanwhile, Facebook is still answering questions about Cambridge Analytica. Last week, the company provided information to Congress about what happened. More than 400 pages of information, in fact.  Mike Swift and Amy Miller in San Francisco discuss what it means for Facebook.

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