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Anatomy of a Facebook Privacy Scandal

How Facebook reacts to privacy scandals on the inside and why they persist

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It had been a turbulent few weeks for Facebook when Mark Zuckerberg addressed his employees last Thursday. WhatsApp, the crown jewel of Facebook’s messaging empire, was under fire. A poorly worded privacy update had sent its…




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