Apr 4, 2018
Facebook scandal 'hit 87 million users'
Facebook has said it now believes up to 87 million people's data was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The figure previously quoted by the whistleblower Christopher Wylie had been 50 million. The social network indicated that some of the data was about people based outside of the US. The details were revealed in a blog by the tech firm's chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App.
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