The Brexit campaign group founded by businessman Arron Banks and an insurance company he owns have been fined a total of £120,000 for data protection breaches.
Tech expert Guy Cocker has said that Facebook “needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare” after the social media platform was subject to a series of data protection scandals this year.
Facebook has been fined the maximum amount possible after the data of up to 87 million people was harvested.
The Information Commissioner's Office is issuing the maximum fine possible under UK law to Facebook for breaching the Data Protection Act
Parliament is set to vote on two amendments, which critics fear could suffocate the free press.