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Facebook has knee down on user data privacy allegations fired by FTC, ready to pay $5 bn as a penalty.

The most successful and reputed social media company Facebook has now on its knee to pay $5 bn as a penalty while breaching the user data privacy policy imposed by Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

As a part of the settlement, the social media giant is ready to create a committee on user privacy and ready for the amendments in execution of new certification of users privacy to handle the further privacy policy properly.

Facebook CEO Mark Zukerburg is bounded to certify every three months that the company is properly safeguarding user privacy without any fail.

As per the report from Washington post published on Tuesday that the FTC will charge Facebook deceived clients about its treatment of their telephone numbers and its utilization of two-factor confirmation as a major aspect of a wide-extending grievance that goes with a settlement finishing the administration’s security test, referring to two individuals acquainted with the issue.

The Post likewise detailed the FTC additionally plans to assert Facebook gave deficient data to around 30 million clients about a facial acknowledgment instrument, an issue recognized prior by Consumer Reports.

The settlement comes in the midst of developing worry among US policymakers about the security of online clients and has started calls for new lawful assurances in Congress. Independently, the US Justice Department said late Tuesday it is propelling a wide antitrust test into the aggressive practices of enormous tech organizations like Facebook.

Manish Mishra

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