Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, shown in a file photo, said on Wednesday that the company is shifting its focus to become “a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform”. Photo: AFP

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises a more privacy-friendly company, sort of

  • Faced with criticism of company’s data handling, Zuckerberg says it will develop ways to encrypt data in ways that Facebook itself cannot read
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, shown in a file photo, said on Wednesday that the company is shifting its focus to become “a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform”. Photo: AFP
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A phone showing the Facebook app’s splash screen. Photo: AFP

Facebook faces backlash over claims users’ ‘security’ phone numbers were utilised in targeted advertising

  • Numbers input to the so-called two-factor authentication system were then said to be used for other purposes
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A phone showing the Facebook app’s splash screen. Photo: AFP
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