Parliamentary report reveals fake news and disinformation was used by Facebook to manipulate elections
A new parliamentary report reveals that Facebook broke privacy and competition law and warned that the organisation should be regulated urgently. The final report of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee’s 18-month investigation into disinformation and fake news accused Facebook of purposefully obstructing its inquiry and failing to tackle attempts by Russia to manipulate elections.
Following the announcement of this report, our Data and Privacy Director, John Tsopanis was invited to discuss the findings live on the Sky News, Sunrise programme on Monday, 18th February. Watch the full interview here: