Meta's Facebook Acknowledges Cambridge Analytica Settlement

By TechThop Team

Posted on: 27 Aug, 2022

Accused of sharing users data

Facebook was accused of sharing user data with Cambridge Analytica in violation of the law, according to a long-running lawsuit resolved by Meta Platforms Inc.

Six hours questioning sessions

Mark Zuckerberg would have to endure up to six hours of plaintiffs' attorneys' questions.


The terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed.

Gained data access of the 87 million users

disclosing that the UK research firm connected gained data access of the 87 million users.

Have to provide testimony

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer, would have to provide testimony, as per the court petition from last month.


Depositions were expected to go until September 20.

Contended the accusation

Facebook has contended that its policies were revealed in its user agreements.

Where the Case git handling?

In Re Facebook Consumer Privacy User Profile Litigation, 18-MD-02843, United States District Court, Northern District of California (San Francisco).

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