Facebook Scandal – level 2

26-03-2018 07:00

A Facebook scandal hit last week when people revealed that a company called Cambridge Analytica collected data of about 50 million Facebook users.

If you took a quiz on Facebook, the company collected data about you and all of your friends. The data was supposed to be used only for academic purposes, but people say that the Trump campaign used it to make ads and fake news.

Facebook connects 2.2 billion users across the world, which means that no other company has so many people. However, people now are thinking about leaving Facebook because of this scandal.

Difficult words: reveal (show people), be supposed to (when something should happen), academic purposes (doing science).

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