On Monday 25 June, Members of the European Parliament continued the series of hearings with Facebook officials and representatives of various European data protection authorities to investigate possible breaches of users' data and the link to influencing the outcome of referendums and elections.
The first part of the hearing on the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica case took place on 4 June.
The third hearing, to be held on 2 July, will focus on possible solutions and EU policies that could remedy the negative consequences and prevent these incidents from happening again.
Find below some of the questions that MEPs from the ALDE Group asked to Facebook officials:
#CambridgeAnalyticaFiles hearing | @kajakallas asking FB VP @robjective "Do you make efforts to protect the integrity of elections also in smaller languages & countries like Estonia?" pic.twitter.com/Bpc46tnlPr— Renew Europe (@RenewEurope) June 25, 2018
#CambridgeAnalyticaFiles hearing - "Was data of European citizens collected? And can politicians continue to use Whatsapp now when GDPR has come into force? Is the app safe to use?" asks @AngelikaMlinar from FB officials pic.twitter.com/gczWoe4XiT— Renew Europe (@RenewEurope) June 25, 2018
Do you want to know more? Read here the European Parliament's press release on the second hearing.