Authorities abandoned their plan after Facebook became embroiled in a snowballing scandal over the hijacking of personal data from millions of its users. Photo: Xinhua

Commonwealth Games abandons data mining after Facebook scandal, choosing to take ‘a cautious approach’

The Facebook saga erupted when a whistle-blower revealed that a data firm created psychological profiles on 50 million users via a personality prediction app

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Authorities abandoned their plan after Facebook became embroiled in a snowballing scandal over the hijacking of personal data from millions of its users. Photo: Xinhua
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