Journalists Are Criticizing Facebook For Its Data Collection. At The Same Time, They Often Use It To Their Advantage.
The exposure of Cambridge Analytica's unauthorized use of Facebook data has also revealed how journalists and researchers have taken advantage of Facebook features and loopholes for years.
Grindr Is Letting Other Companies See User HIV Status And Location Data
A data analysis conducted by an outside research firm, and independently verified by BuzzFeed News, shows that a popular gay dating app is sharing its users’ HIV status with two other companies. (Update: Late on Monday Grindr said it would stop sharing this information.)
Growth At Any Cost: Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo — And Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
Facebook Vice President Andrew “Boz” Bosworth said that “questionable contact importing practices,” “subtle language that helps people stay searchable,” and other growth techniques are justified by the company’s connecting of people.