Facebook said the misuse of data was a “breach of trust,” but noted that no bank account or credit card details had been shared. AFP / GERARD JULIEN
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Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.Cambridge Analytica used the data of millions of Facebook users to target ads in political campaigns.EU lawmakers said that would make Facebook liable for compensation toward EU users.Cambridge Analytica later obtained information from the app for as many as 87 million Facebook users, as the app also vacuumed up data on people's friends – including those who never downloaded the app or gave consent.
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