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Facebook Timeline March 18 to May 24, 2018

The recent timeline of Facebook events highlights the need for many companies to perform a privacy gap analysis and develop a plan to close this financial and reputational risk exposure.

  1. Cambridge Analytica releases private user data obtained from FB
  2. Negative publicity
  3. FB decides to perform internal audit
  4. Congressional hearings
  5. UK Parliament hearings
  6. Sufficiency and transparency of FB practices called into question
  7. FB updates its community standards
  8. FB pulls data centers out of Ireland to escape GDPR exposure
  9. GDPR goes into effect
  10. $4B in lawsuits filed against FB day after GDPR goes into effect
  11. Internet/Privacy Bill of Rights gains momentum in U.S.