The penalty is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million fine the agency imposed on Google in 2012.
10:40, 21 January 2019
Sam Patten was charged under Foreign Agents Registration Act.
21:10, 31 August 2018
UK select committee criticises Facebook response and urges tighter internet regulation.
19:50, 30 July 2018
Prosecutors have questioned potential witnesses in recent weeks, telling them that there is an open investigation into Cambridge Analytica.
10:44, 16 May 2018
The firm was accused of improperly using data on behalf of political clients.
22:05, 02 May 2018
The “extreme messaging” around immigration during the campaign meant these statements will frighten targeted voters with messaging designed to create "an artificial enemy" for them to act against.
10:40, 17 April 2018
The plain black text apology on a white background, with only a tiny Facebook logo, appeared in Sunday publications.
21:40, 25 March 2018
Shares buoyed slightly after social media group founder breaks silence.
15:00, 22 March 2018
Despite his losses, Zuckerberg is still the fourth richest person in the world.
13:20, 20 March 2018
The UK Government has called on both Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to co-operate with an investigation launched by the UK’s Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who will seek a warrant to look at the databases used by the firm.
10:00, 20 March 2018
But while he was helping turn Facebook profiles into a political tool he was also an associate professor at St Petersburg State University, taking Russian government grants to fund other research into social media.
13:58, 18 March 2018