Counting the Cost

What will it take to close Britain's gender pay gap?

Pay data from over 10,000 organisations show that on average men are paid more than women at most UK firms.

Facebook

Up to 87 million people affected in Facebook scandal

Number of users whose data was accessed by Cambridge Analytica may be significantly higher than suspected, company says.

Facebook

Facebook removes 135 accounts linked to Russian troll farm

The move comes as the social media platform faces criticism because of alleged mishandling of data.

Facebook removes 135 accounts linked to Russian troll farm

Facebook

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook: The scandal so far

As whistle-blower Christopher Wylie appears before UK parliamentarians, Al Jazeera examines the expanding controversy.

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook: The scandal so far

Facebook

Whistle-blower: Brexit vote part of Facebook data scandal

Christopher Wylie, speaking to a UK government committee, claims that Cambridge Analytica also manipulated the Brexit vote, as well as elections in Nigeria and Trinidad.

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

'This was a breach of trust, and I’m sorry we didn’t do more at the time.'

Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads

The Listening Post

Lifting the lid on Facebook's surveillance machinery

A whistle-blower revealed how Facebook enabled politicians to exploit personal data. And India's fatal WhatsApp rumours.

The Listening Post

Chris Wylie, Facebook and the dark side of social media

An insight into the scandal that rocked the social media giant, unveiling its mass surveillance for profit tactics.

Counting the Cost

Facebook and the big data business

A look at the Facebook data breach scandal and how our information is being bought and sold without us knowing.

Facebook

Elon Musk deletes Facebook of SpaceX, Tesla

Musk acted on WhatsApp cofounder's request to #deletefacebook.

Elon Musk deletes Facebook of SpaceX, Tesla

Opinion

Politics in the digital age: Cambridge Analytica in Kenya

For CA, the Kenyan election was a revenue stream. For Kenyans, it was life or death. Shouldn't some things be sacred?

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Facebook

Facebook head apologises for 'major breach of trust'

Zuckerberg says 'mistakes were made' but stops short of explaining why it took three years to respond to 2015 complaint.

Facebook

Facebook under scrutiny over Cambridge Analytica case

US privacy watchdog to investigate social media company over potential breach of user confidentiality as stock falls.

Facebook

Facebook loses $40bn in share value over user data scandal

Cambridge Analytica, a London-based political consultancy that is owned by a UAE-linked company, is accused of gaining unauthorised access to the data of 50 million Facebook users.

Europe

UK seeks warrant to access Cambridge Analytica servers

Regulator's decision follows reports Cambridge Analytica allegedly harvested data on 50 million Facebook users.

UK seeks warrant to access Cambridge Analytica's servers