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Facebook says it is committed to upholding integrity of elections around the world

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook generates huge advertising revenues in Britain but pay relatively little domestic tax. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

For the past few days social networking giant Facebook has been embroiled in a controversy involving Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics and political consulting firm with ties to Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. According to reports, the firm improperly obtained and exploited personal data from 50 million Facebook users for the 2016 US elections. Reacting to this news, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social media firm was committed to upholding the integrity of elections around the world. “And we have a responsibility to do this, not only for the 2018 midterms in the U.S., which are going to be a…

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