Facebook denies giving contradictory evidence to parliament

Committee chairman suggested staff knew Cambridge Analytica had misused data before Guardian revelationFacebook executives did not give contradictory evidence to a parliamentary committee investigating the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the firm...

Facebook denies giving contradictory evidence to parliament

Committee chairman suggested staff knew Cambridge Analytica had misused data before Guardian revelation

Facebook executives did not give contradictory evidence to a parliamentary committee investigating the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the firm has claimed, insisting that it learned of the misuse of data only when the Guardian reported it in December 2015.

The company was responding to Damian Collins, the chairman of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee, who had sought clarification on points made by two Facebook executives before the committee.

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