Facebook Drops Appeal of U.K. Cambridge Analytica Fine

The company will pay just £500,000 ($644,731) and admit no wrongdoing

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Cambridge Analytica shut down and filed for bankruptcy in May 2018. Getty Images

Facebook’s slap on the wrist from the U.K. over the Cambridge Analytica scandal is in the record books, as the company agreed to pay a £500,000 ($644,731) fine, without being forced to admit any wrongdoing.

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