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Documents Show Facebook Shared Users' Data With Large Companies

11 days ago   |   By Inquisitr

Documents released by the British Parliament revealed Facebook shared users' data - without users knowledge - to companies such as Lyft, Netflix, Badoo, and AirBnB, according to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the British Parliament. Other whitelisted companies discussed in the emails and related documents include Tinder and the Royal Bank of Canada.
The 250 pages of documents made public include summations, emails, and memos from specific businesses and Facebook staff discussing access to users' data through apps. Of particular concern is the approval Facebook gave for...
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Facebook also let dating apps have further access to Graph API back in 2015

Facebook also let dating apps have further access to Graph API back in 2015

11 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge (credit: Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Two hundred fifty pages of previously secret internal documents from Facebook show that the company allowed even more companies to be "whitelisted"-granting them extended access to the company's permissive v1.0 Graph API back in 2015-than has previously been known.
In addition, the Wednesday release by a British lawmaker also confirms what Ars previously discovered via a failure to adequately redact public court filings from last year: Facebook once considered charging for access to user data.
The documents, known as...
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Internal documents imply Facebook ‘whitelisted' apps for more data access

Internal documents imply Facebook ‘whitelisted' apps for more data access

11 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

The U.K. Parliament released documents this morning from a lawsuit Six4Three has filed against Facebook, showing how it dealt with third-party apps.
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