Facebook gave Netflix, Spotify, Amazon access to user messages, friends data: Report

Facebook gave Netflix, Spotify, Amazon access to user messages, friends data: Report

Facebook gave about a dozen companies wide access to its 2.2 billion users’ personal data without consent, including private messages, names and contact info for friends, according to a report in The New York Times.

“Facebook allowed Microsoft’s Bing search engine to see the names of virtually all Facebook users’ friends without consent, the records show and gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read Facebook users’ private messages,” The Times alleges in its report.

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