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

BRUSSELS: Facebook has admitted it may have "improperly shared" the personal data of up to 2.7 million people in the European Union, the bloc announced Friday, saying it would demand further answers from the social media giant. The EU wrote to Facebook last week to ask how many Europeans were affected by the growing scandal over the harvesting of personal data which was then shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. "Facebook confirmed to us that the data of overall up to 2.7 million people in the…