Today social media giant Facebook said that 5.62 lakh users in India. They were “potentially influenced” by the worldwide information leak. The episode involving United Kingdom-based Cambridge Analytica. The company has over twenty crore peoples in the country. And the Indian govt. past month had shot-off notices to both social media giant Facebook and Analytica on the information breach issue.
Analytica is a data mining company. The company has charged with harvesting peoples private data. Over millions of Facebook peoples illegally to impact polls in different countries. Today Mark Zuckerberg sought another opportunity for himself. To lead the social network giant. Despite accept faults that his company made in sharing its people’s data with a third-party.
Embroiled in a huge information breach following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook yesterday said information on about eighty-seven million people. The US may have shared with London based political consulting company Cambridge Analytica. A social giant spokesperson talks about this. He said that while three hundred and thirty-seven people in India.
“This output a total of 562,455 potentially affected the user in India. Which is 0.6 percent of the worldwide number of the potentially affected user,” The Facebook spokesperson also said.The social giant said it is “investigating” the specific number of the user whose data was accessed, including those in India. The previous few days have observed a worldwide outrage over the breach of people data on Facebook. Forcing the company to issue a public apology.
The company’s data breach scandal also sparked a furor in India with IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Last month warning the company of “stringent” action for any attempt. To impact polls through information theft and threatening to call Facebook CEO Mark.