Facebook fined $663,000 by U.K. over ...

Facebook fined $663,000 by U.K. over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

Facebook is facing its first financial penalty for allowing the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to forage through the personal data of millions of unknowing Facebook users. The social media giant faces a 500,000-pound fine for failing to protect the personal information of its subscribers following an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data-harvesting scandal by the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office.

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