Facebook needs to stick up for its users. It's past time for a public editor.


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Facebook is facing hard questions following news that data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica deceived users and harvested information from 50 million profiles. But we already have the answer to one: Has Facebook learned from its mistakes? Nope.

That's probably because Facebook doesn't have a dedicated staffer — or public editor — looking out for the people who use the company's service. Consider this: Cambridge Analytica's data-scraping reportedly occurred in 2014, the same year Facebook made another fateful decision that it might not have if someone there was looking out for people like you and me. Read more...

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