F*@# Facebook: It’s Time For Action

F*@# Facebook: It’s Time For Action

The social-media giant has found its way into the spotlight once again: A New York Times investigation1 reveals that the company has given Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, Yahoo and others unprecedented access to user data in what appears to be a violation of a consent decree Facebook reached with the Federal Trade Commission over previous privacy violations.

Facebook blasted by privacy advocates, lawmakers over data-sharing agreements

Facebook blasted by privacy advocates, lawmakers over data-sharing agreements

The world's largest social network is reeling from a massive New York Times investigation that examined more than 150 agreements Facebook had with partners including Apple, Netflix, Spotify and Amazon, to allow the companies to access users' names, contact information and private messages.

Netflix Claims It Didn’t Access Your D.M.s; The New York Times Disagrees

Netflix Claims It Didn’t Access Your D.M.s; The New York Times Disagrees

A representative for Netflix told the Times that the company had not been aware Facebook had granted it such privileges, and reiterated that it only used its access for the recommendation feature.

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