A Pre-Scandal Mark Zuckerberg Said Users Trusted Facebook To Protect Their Privacy

In an interview released for the first time today, the Facebook CEO discussed privacy with Freaknonomics Radio last summer. It was a simpler time. Last summer, months before Mark Zuckerberg was feeling the intense pressure of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, the Facebook CEO said he knew his site’s users cherish their privacy, and he expected his company to safeguard their personal information. In an overheated trailer in Chicago, Zuckerberg sat down for an interview with Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio. The outlet is publishing the interview today for the first time and provided a full transcript to Fast Company.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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