But it would represent the first tangible punishment for the company's privacy scandal, which tarnished its reputation, temporarily pushed down its shares and forced CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress, but otherwise had few lasting repercussions.
The UK's information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, said she would fine the social network as her office investigates how the data of tens of millions of users was improperly accessed. "But this can not be at the expense of transparency, fairness and compliance with the law", ICO's information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, said in a statement.
The London-based firm worked for Donald Trump's campaign team in the 2016 USA presidential election and used the data to build a software program to predict and try to influence votes.
She said: "We are at a crossroads".
However, the Information Commissioner's report said other regulatory action would include a criminal prosecution against Cambridge Analytica's parent firm, SCL Elections, for failing to deal with the regulator's enforcement notice.
The alleged offenses took place before the roll out of new European Union data protection laws that allow for much larger fines.
Coming through adversity has united England squad - Stones
The country has been one of the major influencers on the arts, boasting authors such as Albert Camus and Victor Hugo. They won the World Cup they last hosted in 1998, beating Brazil 3-0. "A bet's a bet", he tweeted as the goal went in.
Justin Bieber et Hailey Baldwin bientôt mariés ?
Justin Bieber aurait demandé en mariage sa copine des dernières semaines, la mannequin Hailey Baldwin , selon le site TMZ ... Et c'est samedi soir, dans un restaurant des Bahamas, que le chanteur aurait fait sa demande auprès de sa dulcinée.
Facebook broke the law by failing to safeguard people's data and not being transparent about how that data could be harvested, said Ms Denham. "We're reviewing the report and will respond to the ICO soon".
Facebook's Egan referred to the numerous investigations involving the company.
The U.K.'s probe adopted a wide lens, focusing not only on Facebook but the ecosystem of players - totaling 172 organizations and 285 individuals - involved in the collection and sale of data about web users for political purposes.
"We have been working closely with the ICO in their investigation of Cambridge Analytica, just as we have with authorities in the USA and other countries", Facebook's chief privacy officer Erin Egan added in a statement reported by the Post.
The decision was welcomed by former Cambridge Analytica employee and whistleblower Christopher Wylie. Among the issues they are still probing is an assertion by Cambridge Analytica that it had deleted the data, after the social media giant requested it in 2015.
Facebook will be put under more scrutiny by United Kingdom regulators involving evidence that copies of the data/parts of it also seem to have been share with other parties and on other systems beyond despite Cambridge Analyticas declaration that it had wiped all the data that it was asked to.
The mom of two told her mother (63) and daughter, Willow (17), that she went "cold turkey" to address her issues. I had already lost my mother, I had already lost a husband, I had already lost another relationship.
He said cooking the vegetables should kill the bacteria, but warned against eating undefrosted or undercooked frozen vegetables. Woolworths has recalled its Savory Rice Mix product after one of its suppliers was identified as a likely source of Listeria.
The updated restart has muted USA crude's gains and helped widen the difference between the two benchmarks, said Yawger. The updated timeline has muted USA price gains and widened the difference between the two benchmarks, said Yawger.
Puerto Rico is a US territory and Puerto Ricans are USA citizens, dating back to the signing of the Jones-Shafroth Act in 1917. The woman captured the encounter on Facebook Live, showing a man approaching and repeatedly asking about her US citizenship.
But despite Zidane having been replaced by Julen Lopetegui, Hazard told beIN SPORTS his thinking had not really changed. Sarri has made it clear to the Chelsea leaders that he does not want either of the two to leave.
Prince Louis christened while beaming royal family look on
Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, the first child of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, was christened in December 1977. Lucy Middleton is Kate's cousin and the sister of Adam Middleton , who is one of Princess Charlotte's godparents.
Arsenal sign Uruguay's Torreira for $48m
Arsenal are also close to completing another deal to land France Under-20 worldwide Matteo Guendouzi. Torreira claimed that he is looking forward to his new "adventure" in England.