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News Facebook defends sharing user data with phone makers

Discussion in 'News @ WindowsBBS' started by Arie, 2018/06/04.

  1. 2018/06/04

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    Facebook is on the defensive again over how it handles people's personal data.
    Under scrutiny this time is the company's practice of sharing information about its users with dozens of smartphone and tablet makers.

    A New York Times investigation published late Sunday revealed the scope of data-sharing deals Facebook struck over the years with companies like Apple, Samsung and Microsoft. The partnerships give some device makers access to Facebook users' education history, relationship status, work, religion, political leaning and upcoming events, the Times reported.

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