Facebook gives US lawmakers the names of 52 firms it gave deep data access to

Facebook finally responses to 2000 questions from US lawmakers and answers are quite interesting!

Last month the New York Times revealed that Facebook had given device makers deep access to data on Facebook users and their friends, via device-integrated APIs. The number and scope of the partnerships raised fresh privacy concerns about how Facebook (man)handles user data, casting doubt on its repeat claims to have “locked down the platform” in 2014/15, when it changed some of its APIs to prevent other developers doing a ‘ Kogan ‘ and sucking out masses of data via its Friends API.

Source: Facebook gives US lawmakers the names of 52 firms it gave deep data access to

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