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Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For Cambridge Analytica Scandal In NY Times Ad

Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For Cambridge Analytica Scandal In NY Times Ad

Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For Cambridge Analytica Scandal In NY Times Ad
Photography: Stuart Ramson/AP Images for Facebook

"We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can't, we don't deserve it."

In the week since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg has been doing everything he can to mitigate the damage, assuring millions of Facebook users that their data isn't going to be used against them. Zuckerberg's most recent attempt at transparency was taking out a full page ad in the New York Times, apologizing for the data breach and assuring Facebook users that the company is doing everything they can to keep something like this from happening again.

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"We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can't, we don't deserve it," Zuckerberg said in the ad, which ran in Sunday's Times.

One of the steps Facebook has taken to secure users information is blocking advertisers from targeting profiles based on sexual orientation, a move that has proven polarizing.

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