Facebook Ads Apologize for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook's CEO apologized for the Cambridge Analytica scandal with ads in multiple U.S. and British newspapers, saying the social media platform doesn't deserve to hold personal information if it can't protect it.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s CEO apologized for the Cambridge Analytica scandal with ads in multiple U.S. and British newspapers Sunday, saying the social media platform doesn’t deserve to hold personal information if it can’t protect it. The ads signed by Mark Zuckerberg said a quiz app built by a Cambridge University researcher leaked Facebook data of millions of people four years ago. “This was a breach of trust, and I’m sorry we didn’t do…