The CEO finally broke his silence on the misuse of 51 million users’ data Wednesday evening, outlining three steps the firm plans to take to prevent something like this from happening again.But, according to Zuckerberg, the ‘most important actions’ toward protecting users’ data against ‘abusive apps’ were already taken years ago.The Facebook boss says the firm will conduct an investigation of apps that had greater access to information prior to the more recent limitations, which were rolled out in 2014.Zuckerberg also promised tighter restrictions on what data developers can access, a tool to more prominently display the apps you’ve given permissions to, and bans for developers that don’t comply.Scroll down for videoMark Zuckerberg has vowed to make Facebook a more secure platform after users were left outraged by the Cambridge Analytica scandal that unfolded this week. The CEO finally broke his silence on the misuse of 51 million users’ data Wednesday evening. File photoMark Zuckerberg’s much awaited on the Cambridge Analytica scandal came amid growing frustration over his silence, with hashtags such as WheresZuck and deleteFacebook exploding across social media in the last few days.In addition to offering a timeline on the events leading up to the revelation of the massive data harvesting scandal by a firm linked to both Trump’s campaign and Brexit, Zuckerberg admitted Facebook has ‘made mistakes, there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it.’Facebook made certain changes to limit apps’ data access back in 2014, and was made aware of Cambridge Analytics’ abuse in 2015.Now, the firm plans to go back and revisit apps that existed prior to these changes.’First, we will investigate all apps that had access to large amounts of information before we changed our platform to dramatically reduce data access in 2014, and we will conduct a full audit of any app with suspicious activity,’ Zuckerberg said in the lengthy statement.RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 NextHow Facebook and its ‘vampire apps’ can still track you.
Yea, though I walk (on four straight pitches) through the valley of the shadow of (a sweeping Yankee) death, I will fear no evil (empire): for thou art with me; thy bat and thy glove they comfort me. Thou preparest a seventh game before me in the presence of mine (NY) enemies: thou anointest my head with (glove) oil; my cap runneth over. Surely goodness and victory shall follow me all the days of these playoffs: and I will dwell in the house of Ted for the World Series.”.