FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports

The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the

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