Facebook and Twitter seek trust to continue collecting data

The social media platforms are trying to distance themselves from privacy concerns as they seek to boost consumers’ usage, and ultimately, marketing offerings.

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As Facebook continues to apologize after its Cambridge Analytica crisis, its hoping to keep using user data.

During Facebook’s annual developers conference, F8, the platform’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, again apologized for misusing users’ data.

C|Net reported:

“If you believe, like I do, that giving people a voice is important, that building relationships is important, that creating a sense of community is important, and that doing the hard work of trying to bring the whole world closer together is important, than I say this: We will keep building,” Zuckerberg said in San Jose, California. He spoke with the cadence of a politician rousing a crowd at the end of a stump speech.

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