Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook ‘made mistakes’ in Cambridge Analytica data scandal

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that his company made mistakes in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to such information. The world’s largest social media network is facing growing government scrutiny in Europe and the United States…

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Instagram has unreleased ‘nametag’ scanning, adds # & @ links to profiles – TechCrunch

Instagram may copy Snapchat’s QR Snapcode scanning, judging by files buried in the Instagram Android app’s files. Meanwhile, today it’s starting to let users link to hashtags and other accounts from their profile. “Nametag scan” images indicate Instagram might want to let you aim your phone’s camera at a visual code to open someone’s profile.…

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