Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg came out of hiding to acknowledge the data breach scandal that threatens to obliterate his social media platform.

Zuckerberg released a statement via his official Facebook page amid reports that a British-based analytics firm that worked with the Trump campaign had obtained personal data on 50 million users.



“We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can’t then we don’t deserve to serve you. I’ve been working to understand exactly what happened and how to make sure this doesn’t happen again,” Zuckerberg wrote.

He added:

“This was a breach of trust between [Aleksandr] Kogan, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook. But it was also a breach of trust between Facebook and the people who share their data with us and expect us to protect it. We need to fix that.”

Also on Wednesday, Facebook announced a new policy that will limit app developers’ access to personal data on the platform. But the new change may be too little, too late.

Facebook investors dumped more shares on Wednesday, sending Facebook’s stock price tumbling to a low of $169 a share.

Market analysts say Facebook is in trouble because it was never worth $500 billion for a website that has no product to sell.

Master hacker Julian Assange noted that Facebook has no product to sell because the product is YOU.

“If you aren’t paying for the product, you are the product,” he tweeted on Tuesday.

A Reddit user uncovered leaked text messages from Zuckerberg who referred to Facebook users as “Dumb f–ks” for sharing their personal data, such as phone numbers and even home addresses, on Facebook.

Meanwhile, #DeleteFacebook hashtags have been trending all day on Twitter.com.

“If you’re angry about what Facebook has done with our data then just #deletefacebook. Remember we aren’t the customers we are the product,” wrote one user on Twitter.



  • VernadineTheQueen?

    Child people are not going to delete Facebook. Some folks wake up in the morning just to get on Facebook. It’s their life, they don’t ever take breaks because they are afraid they are going to miss something. So consumed over other people lives.?????

  • morenYAHdelsur

    Those are the “dumb f**ks” Zuckerberg spoke of LOL.

  • Ryan

    I laughed at his comment too – who puts their phone number and home address on FB?? LOL

  • McKay

    Dummies do. Never would I ever and they also put their job location. Common sense ain’t so common….

  • Evillene

    “Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg came out of hiding to acknowledge the data breach scandal that threatens to obliterate his social media platform.”

    OMG. It would take an asteroid strike to obliterate Facebook. Folks are too hooked on Facebook for this to matter.

  • Lady_Elle

    Facebook is tied to an older generation.
    There are millennials, Gen-y, Gen-z that wouldn’t be caught on FB.
    I can live w/o it… some can’t.
    REally stupid of him to speak like that about his product.

  • Lady_Elle

    when you sign-up there is a phone nbr required. It may not be shown… but it is there.

  • Lady_Elle

    Some people use it to run their businesses…
    They also recruit for their businesses on FB.

  • Sally Wright McLinn
  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    been gone damn near three years… And want look at folks pages either even if a family member try to show me… Nerp … And it feels great being not on there… A shyt show has been made …

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    ?????

  • the guest

    Of course there was a breach of data! This man has the entire world’s data in his pocket, that’s breach of data right there. He’s a gazillionaire off people information and he’s too cheap to have a customer service and technical support call centers. Facebook is off in so many ways and the world’s dependency is something to be concerned about. Imagine he has everyone’s data and people can’t even call the company. Talking about mind control.

  • Rodmilla De Ghent

    all these data scandals and my ass, guess they cant just come out and admit that they sell our information to the highest bidder outright then pass it off as a data breach to cover their ass. Zionists POS

  • KISSmyENTIREass

    You can’t trust none of these social media outlets. Russia duped Twitter aswell. I personally don’t know anyone who’s plan on deleting Facebook because of this issue, I wish we could go back in time before all this social media mess became popular.

  • datjerk

    I killed my page months ago. Shit was a huuuuge distraction. I miss the videos and memes tho.

  • PROPHETMAJOR

    It was all part of the plan to begin with, the fuq?

  • Panther Charleston

    Yep. May as well be called crackbook. Ain’t gone be no mass exodus, I’ll tell you that.

  • klwbaby

    Facebook was cool for a minute just like MySpace was cool. I got tired of people putting their business on it, but when someone made a comment about it, they would get mad.

  • Stationarity

    I was thinking of the irony myself… Twitter users tweeting “If you aren’t paying for the product you are the product” and encouraging people to dump FB? Do they pay for Twitter? Sandra writing this article attempting to disparage FB and Zucker…do we pay for these blog articles or to post of Disqus? IJS

  • Black4life

    All my info. was false except for my name, email and phone number. Like I would actually give my address, full b’day, work info. or anything else that was of importance. Black Planet again, once their platform is fixed.

  • Phyllis

    That was awesome and so creative!!! Loved it????

  • Black4life

    Also, he’s a Rockefeller….there’s a method to this madness.

  • stav

    Who’s a Rockefeller ?

  • Black4life

    Zuckerberg.

  • Black4life

    Off topic….no longer giving to Goodwill Industries or the Red Cross: SHOCKING : The Red Cross has built exactly 6 homes in Haiti with 500 billion dollars in donations…130,000 Homes Promised, Only 6 Built
    Posted by Krishna Kalki on March 21, 2018 at 10:53pm in Alternative Media, World Events & News

  • Bee jaay Cee

    Really?

  • Mischelle

    I was just saying that.

  • Rayne

    Aye… did THE QUEENS ? MOTHER pass away? (Big teef.. I’m out)

  • We Can Do This

    How? So I can look it up.

  • Hummingbird_225

    Me too! It was too much.

  • Readytochokemothernatureout
  • V Dubb

    “I’m a crook.” We know Mmmmark!!!

  • Pebbles

    Many do then post thier children certificates (full name location etc) then post they’re currently here, or they’re not home on vacation etc

    I swear their actions make it easy for criminals it’s like they’re saying woo!hoo! ? mr criminal over here??? Look ? at me

  • Allergic2dumbstuff

    So sorry to hear this. Prayers and condolences to the Owens family.

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    I can see why somebody might feel that way about the Red Cross. What did Goodwill Industries do though?

  • Layah Jhene

    But Facebook is a profile data to keep track of people to easily find you when they start rounding you up for them FEMA Camps. They know who you are, your name, birthday, family And friends, where you work, your personal business, what kind of individual you are, your thought process, what locations you frequent, their app can look through your phone, Recird audio of you etc etc. Lol you better believe they are selling your info

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    That’s why people should just get a [free] Google Voice number for stuff like FB and other online stuff you sign up for. And whenever you feel like dumping that number, you can.

  • Layah Jhene

    OMG Right!!! My brother do that stupid shit. He tell everybody on FB where he going, how long he gonna be gone, who he with, he got his whole Info on his page. I cursed him out for posting my picture and full info on my birthday.

  • Layah Jhene

    I signed up for my account when FB first hit then scene and was only meant for college people and they didn’t ask for phone numbers to set up an account.

  • Jack Blakk

    Time to play the shell game Mark. You know how to do it your bigest helpers were the Napster boyz!

  • Tequila Mockingbird

    Is Facebook dead now? Please be dead…

  • the guest

    They pocketed all that money. With all that money the Red Cross and Goodwill have, STILL actor Sean Penn and everyday people had to actually go Haiti and roll their sleeves up and help because the Red Cross and Goodwill were caught up in red tape. 500 billion dollars and they built six houses? That’s shame. With 500 billion dollars, no one in Haiti should be without shelter or food. Brad Built neighborhoods in New Orleans with a fraction of that amount of money.

  • Tequila Mockingbird

    If this alone (because there are other reasons) doesn’t get ppl to delete their Facebook then they have serious problems and deserve everything they get. Disgusting. This is why I have no Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and whatever else.

  • the guest

    Speak.

  • the guest

    A lot of vulnerable elder and elderly people.

  • the guest

    Exactly. No one should be posting real time whereabouts online. And people are asking for trouble posting birthday presents and christmas presents online.

  • the guest

    Now Zuckerberg has the nerve to introduce facial recognition sign in. I swear if people fall for that or if they ever give their fingerprint to FB that’s a sign of world domination. He takes himself and his company way too seriously but its government that’s giving him that power and arrogance.

    People would never stand for it if they could not call the supermarket, department store, car dealership, online merchant, bank, post office, but accept that FB doesn;t even think it’s customers worthy of customer service and technical support.

  • angrysolo

    whoa! feeling for queen right now

  • CopperCutie

    Ditto lol

  • PynkCloudz

    The Clinton Foundation has the money.

  • PynkCloudz

    No! Okay off to research – had no idea.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    They can do all of that to you without you having a Facebook account. My phone stay buzzing, beeping and resetting. So I know what’s up. Anyone who don’t think their phone is tapped is crazy. You don’t even have to be on a call and they can listen to your entire conversation, with whomever is in the room with you. Try turning your phone off for an hour and see if you have a special recording on there when you turn it back on.

  • Maxima

    Never joined because it was just one big database which would be abused in the wrong hands. Also, Zuckerberg was never a person of character as he stole the idea from his college classmates.

  • jazzysmith12

    f!!ck whyte supremacy!!!!

  • Berry Melon

    Facebook may be the next Myspace if they keep that up. But I don’t think a data breach will kill them off, because it’s the only social media platform I know of prior to Myspace. When Google created their own hangout, people thought it would take over where Facebook left off, but it didn’t. Twitter is also nothing compared to Facebook, when it comes to posting and uploading images and videos. I don’t have a Twitter or Facebook so it doesn’t effect me. Although, I have used someone’s FB to view posts because it doesn’t allow you in unless you have an account – a trick to force you to create an account. Most of these social media websites now are “forcing” people to sign up with them, and won’t allow you access unless you have an account. The website I hate the most is Pinterest – it’s taken over Google, it’s laggy and horrible and needs shutting down. I was tricked by that horrible site into merging my email, luckily I was able to disconnect it from the site. You also have to be careful because now you can be tricked into merging your email accounts with websites, which means even more data breach, and some may even be able to steal your email in the process. Yes, most of these sites sell on your details.

  • You Could Never
  • WutizstillHERE!

    “If you’re angry about what Facebook has done with our data then
    just #deletefacebook. Remember we aren’t the customers we are the
    product,” wrote one user on Twitter.
    ———————————————–
    But you are the product on all media sites. They use you to get sellers to pay to advertise to you… Thats how your favorite sites, twitter, youtube, facebook stars all get paid. you don’t pay directly but indirectly with your viewership and/or personal information..uuuduuhh…

  • WutizstillHERE!

    Truth is if you got anything better than a flipphone you can be watched and tracked period.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    QUESTION PEOPLE..why do you think they encourage you to get better the newest latest greatest phones? Why do you think that alot of apps already come attached to it? We are Sheeple People. They know we like shiny new stuff, so how do they get us to buy? Advertisement more specific targeted marketing. But deeper are the ones who set to steal not only your attention but your money identity etc. Here is a special about it

    https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/how-hackers-use–apps–to-steal-information-from-your-phone-451942467870

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    Total abuse of power. But these are the times we’re living in. Anyone with the right connections can find out anything about you and use it the wrong way.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    I asked my white friend to let me see her FB and twitter timeline to see what they advertise to her thats different from mine. Mine has weave wigs weightloss credit repair cars for sale and cheap jewelry. Hers had skincare products hair thinning solutions high end cars. Algorithms…

  • BeUtFullSoul

    My deepest heartfelt condolences to Queen and her family.
    :-(

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    I am honestly thinking about getting one, just for talking and emergencies.

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    Amazon does it too. A lot of these “people search” sites where you can look up peoples names and find their address/city/phone number etc…. people dont realize that sites they buy your info from sites like Amazon. They have it in buried their terms of service that we all agree to but never really read in full.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    They are all connected. You can search one time about eggs on Google. Go to your Facebook and you will see Egglands Best ads. Go to twitter same deal. I even see it here. I was looking for a couch and that same company is staring at me every time I log on here.

  • Cocoa Rose

    Mine has what your white friend’s have. It is about what you search for the most.

  • Sinny

    I deleted my Facebook page back in December, even deleted the apps (Messenger too), the next thing I know; I’m getting email notifications from them about other people’s posts. I spammed their asses (BLOCKED), And logged back on just to make sure I wasn’t bugging – because I didn’t have the email notifications setting on, which I was right. Fast forward to the other night. I’m out with my cousin who’s a Facebook addict, and I reminded her that my page was closed. I asked her to search for my name – which in the past, when closing down your page would’ve returned a “not found” message for your username – well to my surprise; my page is WIDE OPEN!! All of my posts, and pics are viewable even though I clearly have selected to CLOSE DOWN MY PAGE. I think I might speak to a lawyer about this because this is clearly an invasion of privacy. I hope both Facebook and Mark burn in hell!!

  • We Can Do This

    What you’re saying is true. We all should know by now how this game is played.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    Girl the latest and the greatest isn’t always the best! My son bought me a “Smart’ TV Im like I love my son but this is going in the guest room…It has a camera and shyt on it..bedam if Im looking at youporn…I mean youtube and find me on there doing bedroom things… nerp..

  • Tausha T. W.

    The twins who created Facebook are members of the Rothschild Family. They own 99% of the world’s wealth. Zuckerberg stole from the wrong people.

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    Lol! I feel you. They said they can spy on people on those things while the darn tv is off. I said what the h?ll kind of contraption is that??? And who thought that would be a good idea except some perv? You’re watching tv and the tv is watching you right back, even if it’s turned off. Oh heck nah.

  • Ozad

    I deleted Facebook, when they allowed the Russians spread its propaganda to prop up and eventually succeed in getting Trump elected.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    ROFLHARD!! I KNOW RIGHT! I saw a new special about that and people disabling the camera feature on their tv..too much! They turn that one on all they will see is a neatly made guest room..

  • Y’all Jealous Cuz I’m Prudy

    Lol! Darn right. People would think I was crazy because they’ll walk in and see a sheet over my tv. Lol! I would tell them, it’s to keep the dust off of it…lol

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    True. But I’ve concluded that most of these billionaires and mega-millionaires are not people of character. You usually have to step on a few heads on the way to the top.

  • Quitedeliteful

    Zuckerberg knows damn well that he has no intention of protecting our data if he can help it. He has gotten rich selling our date to third parties. All sites do this, though… If I google sneakers then sneaker ads show up in all my social media. I looked up my horoscope once and now my Instagram account has more astrology ads than I can count…

  • Mastermind

    Pinterest is dope. Just don’t create an account with Google or Facebook account. Create the account on their site. Yeah it takes like 2mins longer but so what.

  • Karen Brady

    !!!

  • Tyrone Jenkems

    The repercussions of this will be more government regulation and tighter restrictions on free speech.
    Guaranteed.
    It’s what The Powers That Be want, and Z-man is part of the group.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    ROFL!!!

  • Pebbles

    That’s what I use google number is my friend

  • Layah Jhene

    Yep true

  • ?Royalty?

    Let me tell you, the othger day I was headed for the gym. I noticed a small hole in my hoodie and took it off to see it up. I did this in front of my tv. A few minutes later my phone advertisements changed to bra’s for large tiddays, and breast pumps.? I fluckin’ kid you not.

  • ?Royalty?

    What’s crazy is before this “breach” it was all that had been advertised all over this cellphone for the last few days.
    I even spoke with some guy on WSHH who claimed he was afraid of social media. ?

  • WutizstillHERE!

    what the entiiiiiirreee HEEEELLLLLL!!!! GIIIIRRRLLL you just confirmed it for me.. that bih staying in the guest room.. Prolly gone get advertisement for dating sites since it looks like I aint got nobody in the house LOL

  • Trace da Ace

    And THIS is why you should not post your personal information on ANY internet site…..nothing is safe and there is always somebody watching and there are ALWAYS hackers out there…..

  • MRiGOThim

    Mark Z. is only 33 he looks old for his age, damn!