Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook's evidence to MPs under scrutiny

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg
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Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (C) has been asked to answer MPs' questions about the Facebook's earlier testimony

British MPs are taking Facebook to task over evidence appearing to contradict testimony the US tech company gave about the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Facebook bosses told MPs they had learned users' data had been misused via a December 2015 Guardian report.

But a US watchdog has now said Facebook workers flagged the problem three months earlier.

MPs want answers by mid-August. The social network has said it will respond "in due course"

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