Facebook may finally face a reckoning as more grave misdeeds are revealed | Jill Abramson

Moves to oust the company’s leadership team of Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg suddenly look a lot more serious as its legal position becomes more perilous So far, the public and political reaction in the US to Facebook’s grave misdeeds has been surprisingly muted. That’s about to change. Moves to oust the company’s leadership team of Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg suddenly look a lot more serious. Facebook’s legal position is more perilous.Since last spring, when the Observer, the Guardian and the New York Times revealed that Facebook had shared user data with Cambridge Analytica, a month has not gone by without the revelation of some new Facebook scandal. There have been previous incidents and news stories about Facebook letting its users’ private data be breached, but nothing on the scale of a New York Times investigation that was published on Tuesday.Facebook is now covered in so much mud that its iconic blue and white brand symbol should be brownIts business, the only realm Facebook really cares about, has already begun to suffer Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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