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A sign at Facebook headquarters, in July 2013, in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook Inc. came under renewed pressure from lawmakers following a New York Times report that the social media company allowed more than 150 companies access to more users' personal data than it had disclosed.

According to the New York Times, Facebook allowed Microsoft's Bing search engine to see the names of nearly all Facebook users' friends without consent and gave Netflix and Spotify access to Facebook users' private messages.

Facebook is being sued by the DC attorney general over allegations it failed to safeguard the personal data of its users.

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine filed the lawsuit on Wednesday, said the Washington Post.

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The scandal has triggered a series of investigations and broad review by Facebook on how it shares user data with third parties. "In our lawsuit, we're seeking to hold Facebook accountable for jeopardizing and exposing the information" of its customers.

Facebook's troubles with Cambridge Analytica came to light in March, after a whistleblower, Christopher Wylie, revealed that the political firm sought to create "psychographic" profiles about social-media users and target them with messages that preyed on their hopes and fears.

According to documents seen by the Times, Facebook allowed Microsoft's Bing search engine to see names of Facebook users' friends without consent and gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read private messages. After meeting with civil rights leaders and experts, Murphy wrote in the report, Facebook made a decision to focus the first phase of its audit on preventing voter intimidation and suppression ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

"Facebook's consumers reasonably expect that Facebook will take appropriate steps to maintain and protect their data", Racine said in a conference call Wednesday with reporters.

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The report said Amazon was able to obtain user names and contact information through their friends, and Yahoo could view streams of friends' posts. But Facebook also assumed extraordinary power over the personal information of its 2.2 billion users - control it has wielded with little transparency or outside oversight.

In an interview, Steve Satterfield, Facebook's director of privacy and public policy, said none of the partnerships violated users' privacy or the F.T.C. agreement.

Advocacy and rights group took direct aim at Zuckerberg and Sandberg for Facebook enlisting Definers Public Affairs to conduct research on company critics.

Albeit in brief, Sanderg also responded to a just-released report& lt; /a for the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, which concluded that Russian operatives used Facebook and Instagram to suppress turnout among potential black voters in 2016.

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