CNET: Federal agencies reportedly broaden probe of Facebook

CNET: Federal agencies reportedly broaden probe of Facebook. “Several federal agencies have joined the Department of Justice in its inquiries of Facebook over its Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to a report Monday by the Washington Post. The Securities Exchange Commission, Federal Trade Commission and Federal Bureau of Investigation have joined in the probe, according to the Post. In March, Facebook disclosed that Cambridge Analytica, a digital consultancy which had ties to the Trump presidential campaign, improperly accessed personal information on up to 87 million Facebook users.”

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