Facebook gathered data from 1.5 million unwitting users

The company also admitted that "millions of Instagram" users' passwords were stored in plain text.
0:32 | 04/19/19

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Now to the new trouble for FaceBook CEO Mark Zuckerberg the Washington Post reports federal regulators. Are considering whether to hold him personally responsible for his company's data lapses. Sources tell the post at the FTC is looking into increasing oversight of soccer births leadership. As it investigates mishandling of users' private information. The report follows Facebook's acknowledgment that millions of insert Graham passwords have been exposed. And that's in addition to hundreds of millions of FaceBook passwords that were stored in readable tax which employees could access.

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