Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., speaks during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington on April 11. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer

Facebook shares slide as US lawsuit adds to mounting pressures on social media giant over data protection

  • The social network has admitted that up to 87 million users may have had their data hijacked by Cambridge Analytica
  • The New York Times reported that some 150 companies, including Amazon and Netflix, could access detailed information about Facebook users
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Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., speaks during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington on April 11. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
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