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Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps



Facebook says it has suspended tens of thousands of apps as part of an investigation it launched in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal.

 

The suspended apps were associated with about 400 developers, it said.

 

Facebook said not all the apps posed a threat to users.

 

The company came under huge pressure in 2018 after it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica had accessed many users' data without permission.

 

The political consultancy firm is alleged to have used this data - harvested by a personality quiz - to target political advertising.

 

Facebook was fined $5bn in July by the US Federal Trade Commission, in what was believed to have been the biggest ever...
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KRG Representative in Poland at the Economic Forum


Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland participated in 29 th edition of the Economic Forum in Krynica (Poland). It is one of the biggest political and economic conference in East- Central Europe ...


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A political analyst: The subject of the disappeared will be raised for electoral campaigns


Political analyst, Wathiq al-Hashemi stressed that the subject of the disappeared and missing in Iraq cannot be resolved, pointing out that raising it is a part of the election campaigns.

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Displaced persons: 2019 will be one of the worst years on record


Natural disasters have already forced 7 million people from their homes in 2019. Experts expect the number to triple by the end of the year as mass displacement becomes "the norm."

 
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