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Facebook reportedly received users' sensitive health data from apps: "It’s incredibly dishonest"

22.02.2019 17:08

Health information such as heart rates and pregnancy status was sent from apps without consumer consent

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Apps send intimate user data to Facebook: Report

22.02.2019 13:30

February 23, 2019 2:30 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - A news report on Friday (Feb 22) said many smartphone apps were sending highly personal information such as menstrual cycles and body weight to Facebook, without notifying users.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Facebook axes its Onavo VPN app over data collection

22.02.2019 11:00

The decision reportedly stems from backlash over Facebook amassing information on people's phone usage.

Tags: Facebook, USA, VPN
From: www.cnet.com

Democratic senators urge FTC to act on Facebook 'friendly fraud' practices

21.02.2019 22:08

Two Democratic U.S. senators called for the Federal Trade Commission to act on a complaint filed by consumer groups against Facebook Inc on Thursday that alleged the company scammed children into spending money on its platform.

From: feeds.reuters.com

The Real Reason Facebook Won't Launch an Ad-Free Subscription -- Yet

21.02.2019 19:03

Paying a subscription fee to get rid of ads wouldn't stop Facebook's data collection engine.

From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Facebook allowed advertisers to target people interested in Nazis

21.02.2019 18:27

Advertisers could reach people interested in perpetrators of the Holocaust and neo-Nazi music, the Los Angeles Times reports.

From: www.cnet.com

Advocates say Facebook tricked kids into in-game purchases

21.02.2019 15:46

FTC urged to probe if the social-media company illegally enticed minors to spend money without parental consent

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Facebook accused of tricking kids in complaint to FTC

21.02.2019 14:11

Child advocates are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether the social network violated US law.

Tags: FED, Facebook, FTC, Kids
From: www.cnet.com

Mark Zuckerberg to meet with UK culture chief after 'digital gangsters' report

21.02.2019 14:11

The meeting at Facebook headquarters on Thursday follows the damning report from the British government.

From: www.cnet.com

Advocates Ask FTC 'To Hold Facebook Accountable' For In-Game Purchases By Kids

21.02.2019 12:10

Following the unsealing of court documents, children's rights groups are asking the agency to open an investigation into practices that allow such purchases without parental permission.

From: www.npr.org

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