Denham said Facebook had been co-operating with the investigation and she was "pleased" with changes they have made. These included limited the retention period for Marks messages in Messenger. And until this feature is ready, we will no longer be deleting any executives' messages.
In the future, you'll be able to delete your messages from other peoples' inboxes.
Had Facebook performed an audit at the time, it could have likely prevented the entire scandal - which has undercut users' trust in the company. However, to control the damage already done, Facebook has said that it will roll out an "Unsend" feature for all Messenger users in the coming months.
The move also comes amid concerns that Russian-sponsored entities delivered Facebook ads designed to create discord and confusion ahead of the election and that firms like Cambridge Analytica created messages based on psychographic profiles gleaned from the platform to influence voters.
EU spokesman Christian Wigand said EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova will have a telephone call with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg early next week to address the massive data leaks. Tellingly, the replies to the messages sent by Zuckerberg remained in the chat logs, preserving a one-sided history of a two-sided conversation. In an emailed statement to Wccftech, the company promised that it won't allow Zuckerberg or other executives to use this feature anymore until it is launched for everyone else, as well.
In Canada, we've been testing a new feature called view ads that lets you see the ads a Page is running - even if they are not in your News Feed.
Most people understand that when sending a text message, through Messenger or pretty much any other messaging service, it stays out there until when and if the recipient decides to delete it.
Deleting messages quietly, and selectively, also appears to fly in the face of Facebook's campaign to "make the world more open and transparent". "This may take some time", a Facebook spokeswoman wrote in an email on Friday. "We should have done this sooner - and we're sorry that we did not". CNBC reported on Thursday that Facebook sent a physician on a secret mission to ask hospitals to anonymously share patient data.
The reason behind using this feature was to delete embarrassing messages from going viral around.
The tool was discovered by TechCrunch, which noticed a discrepancy between emailed receipts of Facebook messages being received (which Facebook can not retract) and the actual contents of Facebook inboxes.
It will be the first film to be screened to the public in a movie theater in the country since it lifted a 35-year cinema ban. Disney, AMC and Italia Film did not immediately respond to FOX Business' request for comment.
Teachers have not had a raise in a decade even as they have borne higher out-of-pocket costs for health care and pensions. Approving tax hikes in Oklahoma is extraordinarily hard , requiring a three-fourths supermajority in both chambers.
The S&P 500 index slipped 7.62 points, or 0.3% to 2,605, with six of its 11 main sectors ending in negative territory. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments.
The pain from a highway crash involving a Saskatchewan junior hockey team that claimed 14 lives is being felt around the world. Tributes have been paid across Canada , including by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who tweeted his condolences.
The 10-year Treasury note yield fell marginally to 2.8229 percent, pulling back from Thursday's nine-day high of 2.838 percent. The ministry also vowed to take "comprehensive countermeasures", according to Xinhua, although it did not add further details.
In the email disclosing this information to the defense, the prosecution stated, "If you should call S. Mateen to the stand, the government will not seek to elicit any of this information from him".
Fire at Trump Tower
"He couldn't have already been nicer", real-estate agent Dolly Lenz, who offered him that the flat, told The New York Post . At the time the building was constructed, the city didn't require every unit have sprinklers, so this unit didn't have one.
Fort Campbell soldiers killed during training
Military officials are investigating a fatal helicopter crash , which happened Friday night at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. Both from the 101st Airborne Division, the solders, are never identified.
Dell unveils new range of XPS 15, S Monitors, Inspiron AIOs
CinemaColor: Best-in-class technology, paired with advanced hardware and software power content with incredible dynamic range. The AIO sports a 27-inch 4K Ultra HD InfinityEdge display with minimum bezels on three sides except for the bottom chin.
Avengers: Infinity War directors ask fans to fight spoilers
The brothers closed off their letter with " Good luck and happy viewing " and affixed their respective signatures at the end. The directors, Russo Brothers, and the cast of the film have a special request for the Marvel Cinematic Universe fans.
Man attacks teen in hospital; lawsuit filed by victim
Casper told News 4 her vehicle started spinning, went off the side of the road and slammed into several trees. The cops, in the report , noticed the victim was "visibly shaken" and that she "had no idea who Deliz was".
Man arrested after attempting to smoke cigarette on flight
The second suspect came into the room and "sucker punched" the victim while the victim was on the ground, the report said. She told police that one robber placed a gun to her head as the other retrieved $850 from a pillowcase and an iPhone 6.
WWE Announces WrestleMania Week Programming on USA Network
Rumours have been suggesting for months that The Master of the 619 will return to Mania and ultimately rejoin the WWE roster. Hogan was released from his ambassador role with WWE in 2015 after audio surfaced of him making racist remarks.
Google's URL Shortener Service goo.gl Is Being Shutdown
For example, deep links offer the benefit of being able to redirect someone to not only a website, but a point within a website. Users who have been using Google URL shorter for many months as anonymous, won't be able to access anything.
Protesters Call For Full Investigation Into Russian Mall Fire
The fire alarm system had not been working since March 19 but those responsible had not made any effort to fix it, Bastrykin said. That official said that the initial suspicion is that a child had a cigarette lighter, which burned the foam rubber in the room.