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What does Facebook do with my data – and how do I stop it?

Cookies - small pieces of data which are stored in web browsers - mean that these advertisements can follow you around the web

Musk set for $50bn pay package at Tesla

Shareholders approved the pay rate for Tesla's billionaire chief executive by a large margin, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Facebook boss ‘open’ to testifying before Congress

Breaking days of silence with the interview and a statement released on Facebook, the chief executive said

Facebook had ‘wild west’ approach to data security

Sandy Parakilas told MPs that the social media giant had a "wild west" approach to the issue

Cambridge Analytica scandal: The key players

But what is Cambridge Analytica, who is behind it and what links does it have with Facebook?

Zuckerberg: ‘We made mistakes’ over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The social media giant's chief executive posted a long statement on his Facebook page explaining the steps he has taken, and will continue to take, to protect users

Cambridge Analytica: Mark Zuckerberg ‘to break silence’ on Facebook data scandal

It comes after political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, which was hired by Donald Trump's campaign team, was accused of illegally harvesting the personal data of 50 million Facebook users

Cambridge Analytica: Data firm facing allegations approached Tories

"An approach was made and the party decided not to take that forward," the spokesman said, adding the contact came before Mrs May's time as Conservative leader

EU targets the likes of Facebook and Google with tech tax plan

The plans are aimed at bringing the rules up to date, as digital businesses face accusations of avoiding tax in countries where they operate but may not have a physical presence

Up to 880,000 cards at risk in Expedia subsidiary hack

Travel fare aggregator Orbitz reported that hackers may have gained access to users' personal information, including names, phone numbers, emails and billing addresses


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