In an interview with NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said the social network doesn’t currently offer the ability to opt out of advertising targeted to users based on the data they share with Facebook. “That would be a paid product,” Sandberg said.
Sandberg admitted that Facebook has a trust problem after revelations that Trump campaign firm Cambridge Analytica accessed the personal data of as many as 87 million users in the U.S. But she defended the company’s data-driven business model, saying: “Our service depends on your data. We don’t sell it. We don’t give it away.”
Read more on this story at NBCNews.com and watch the interview on “Today” Friday morning.