Up to 2.7 million Europeans affected by Facebook data scandal: EU

Brussels (AFP) – Up to 2.7 million people in the European Union may have been affected by the Facebook personal data scandal, the bloc announced Friday, saying they would demand further answers from the social media giant.

“Facebook confirmed to us that the data of overall up to 2.7 million people in the EU may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica,” spokesman Christian Wigand told reporters.