Well, okay then.
Will no one rid us of these turbulent fake news?!
- Facebook entering “whitelisting agreements” with companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, giving them access to friends data after Facebook introduced new privacy policies in 2014/15.
- Collins said a recurring theme of the papers is the “idea of linking access to friends data to the financial value of the [app] developers’ relationship with Facebook.”
- They show it “taking aggressive positions against apps,” Collins said. This included email evidence showing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally approved a decision to deny access to data for the now-defunct Twitter app, Vine.
- Facebook made it difficult for users to know about changes it made to its Android app because they were controversial. The changes enabled Facebook to collect a record of calls and texts sent by users. -BusinessInsider
Concerns about the social media giant’s declining profit margins and battered reputation have prompted 93 U.S. mutual funds to completely sell out of their positions in the company so far this year, exacerbating a roughly 35 percent decline in Facebook’s share price from its highs, according to Refinitiv’s Lipper research service.