Facebook let Netflix and Spotify read the private messages of its users

The New York Times reports that Facebook let Netflix and Spotify read the private messages of its users among other things; everything it’s said about protecting user privacy has been a slippery lie of one sort or another. For years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed, effectively exempting those business partners from its usual privacy rules, according to internal records and interviews.

Source: Facebook let Netflix and Spotify read the private messages of its users

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