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12:15 AM ET, March 26, 2018

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BBC:
Facebook took out full-page ads, signed by Mark Zuckerberg, in several major US and UK newspapers on Sunday to apologize for Cambridge Analytica data leak  —  Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has taken out full-page adverts in several UK and US Sunday newspapers to apologise for the firm's recent data privacy scandal.
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Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
By claiming that Facebook was not aware of a widespread misuse of user data by outside developers, Mark Zuckerberg sends a message that he thinks we are idiots  —  Surprise: Thanks to the Cambridge Analytica revelations, we're finding out that Facebook allowed a much broader and deeper prostitution …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Tim Cook says that some well-crafted privacy regulations may be necessary; Zuckerberg acknowledged Facebook may need to be regulated in CNN interview this week  —  Apple's CEO says the Cambridge Analytica controversy is “dire”  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook, long an staunch advocate for consumer privacy …
Reuters:
Reuters/Ipsos poll: only 41% of Americans trust Facebook to obey privacy laws while 66% trust Amazon, 62% trust Google, 60% trust Microsoft, and 53% trust Apple  —  NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Fewer than half of Americans trust Facebook (FB.O) to obey U.S. privacy laws …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook has been contacting ad agencies and trade bodies to reassure them that customer data is being protected in light of Cambridge Analytica news  —  Social-media giant plans marketing outreach to reassure users of safety on its platform and prevent more advertisers from dropping out
Andy Kroll / Mother Jones:
Sources on how Cambridge Analytica milked Mercer-backed GOP candidates, including Cruz campaign, which paid $5.8M and compared the firm to a Ponzi scheme  —  1. “I can't stand lying to you every day”  —  In the late summer of 2015, Chris Wilson, the director of research, analytics …
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
A week after Cambridge Analytica and despite #deletefacebook, Facebook app installs did not drop, no big advertisers quit, and analysts recommend buying the dip
Hannah Summers / The Guardian:
Eighteen investigators, including some from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office, raid Cambridge Analytica's London offices after search warrant granted
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Facebook says it logged phone call and SMS metadata via opt-in features on Messenger, Facebook Lite; some say they never installed those apps or gave permission  —  Maybe check your data archive to see if Facebook's algorithms know who you called.  —  This past week, a New Zealand man …
K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
Despite YouTube's efforts, investigation reveals YouTube Kids is still awash with violent and age-inappropriate videos, with some discovered via recommendations  —  Children's search terms on YouTube are still awash with bizarre and sometimes disturbing bootleg content.  Can anything be done to stem the tide?
Garett Sloane / Ad Age:
Sources: HQ Trivia landed a $3M deal to promote three Warner Bros. movies, starting with Ready Player One, will announce $250K jackpot with sponsorship tie-in  —  The popular live game show app HQ Trivia has bagged its first sponsor in Warner Bros., which will lead to the biggest prize pool players …
Anika Gupta / The Membership Puzzle Project:
A look at present and future public radio membership strategies in the age of on-demand content and how a growing demand for quality content can drive donations  —  Illustration by Leon Postma, De Correspondent  —  When Lauren Bracey Scheidt, senior product manager for listener journey …
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