The mag's cover story delves into how the recent Facebook data scandal could change big data forever.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced last month the launch of an investigation into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica in connection with the illegal use of user data during the 2016 USA presidential campaign.
The statement comes two weeks after it was reported that the personal information of about 50 million Facebook users had been harvested without their permission by the firm Cambridge Analytica.
"The Cambridge Analytica debacle has been the darkest chapter in Facebook's 14-year history", GBH Insights chief strategy officer Daniel Ives told Variety.
Stringer oversees New York City's pension fund investments with an nearly 1billion dollars stake in the social media platform.
"Facebook is a enormous business, and huge businesses have big responsibilities to the world", NBC Universal chief Steve Burke said recently at an event for advertisers.
Facebook is asking users whether they think it is "good for the world" in a poll sent to an unspecified number of people. "And then selling that data, very often electronically to a buyer who Facebook doesn't even know is a buyer".
Earlier, the Facebook CEO defended his leadership following criticism from Apple's Tim Cook.
In his own post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg linked the IRA to attempts to interfere in other countries' elections, and said that the closing of the accounts and pages came after Facebook identified "a large network the IRA is using to manipulate people in Russian Federation itself".
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