Several federal agencies will be investigating Facebook's relationship with Cambridge Analytica, The Washington Post reports. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, and the Securities and Exchange Commission will look into Facebook discovering Cambridge Analytica had created voter profiles out of its user data in 2015 and why the social media company did not make the information public until just before the news was made public. “We are cooperating with officials in the U.S., U.K. and beyond,” Facebook Spokesman Matt Steinfeld said. “We’ve provided public testimony, answered questions, and pledged to continue our assistance as their work continues.” Facebook also announced a privacy bug within its Messenger app recently affected as many as 800,000 users. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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