25 Apr 2018

How Facebook privacy changes could strengthen its power

Economics Correspondent

They know us better than we know ourselves: that’s the impression you might get from the Facebook data harvesting scandal. And while the crisis has dented the social media giant’s reputation, it has vowed to clean up its act when it comes to users’ personal details. But some of the controls Facebook has brought in after the scandal could end up strengthening its already powerful position in global digital advertising.