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Facebook Allowed Netflix, Other Streaming Services, to See Userís Private Messages...
ktla ^ | 12/19/2018

Posted on 12/19/2018 9:22:06 AM PST by BenLurkin

The Times reported late Tuesday that it obtained internal Facebook (FB) documents that show how the social media arranged to share data with more than 150 companies. The deals helped Facebook gain more users, according to the report, and its partners were able to add new features to their products while effectively avoiding Facebook’s usual privacy rules.

Many of the partnerships ended years ago, but the details reported by the Times are striking.

Amazon (AMZN) got access Facebook users’ names and contact information through their friends on the social network, according to the report, while Microsoft’s (MSFT) search engine Bing was allowed to “see the names of virtually all Facebook users’ friends without consent.” Streaming services Netflix (NFLX) and Spotify (SPOT) had the “ability to read Facebook users’ private messages,” it said.

Despite assurances from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that people “have complete control” over who sees their content, The Times said the internal documents and interviews with 50 former Facebook employees indicated that the company still gave other firms access to user data.

(Excerpt) Read more at ktla.com ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: aclumia; amazon; beseeingyou; bigbother; facebook; n; netflix; orwelliannightmare; privacyrights; privatemessages; spotify; stalinisttactics

1 posted on 12/19/2018 9:22:06 AM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Twitter allowed Amazon to log into my account. the record of the login is there, but I have NEVER given authorization/permission to any app to use or log into my account and I never will. Twitter refuses to even acknowledge me when I request information as to how this was allowed.


2 posted on 12/19/2018 9:32:08 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51; Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: BenLurkin
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dB-mWgKIzF0/XBqBoLXd5PI/AAAAAAAAHrE/AyUDcjfu9Fo2sWyA6Bv9963xsvC5PrOrgCLcBGAs/s1600/2ienzp.jpg
3 posted on 12/19/2018 9:39:14 AM PST by NRx (A man of honor passes his father's civilization to his son without surrendering it to strangers.)
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4 posted on 12/19/2018 9:41:48 AM PST by eldoradude (Do not buy into hype or urgency, they're trying to sell foolishness.)
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To: BenLurkin
Facebook is EVIL!

People have to be out of their minds to post ANYTHING on Facebook

5 posted on 12/19/2018 9:59:32 AM PST by Jmouse007 (Lord God Almighty, deliver us from this evil in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, amen.)
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To: jacknhoo

ZuckerBerg, hmmm, that name translates as a community of Suckers.

SUCKER BERG...


6 posted on 12/19/2018 12:27:31 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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