Facebook Shared Private User Messages with Netflix and Spotify

Credit: Pete Linforth

(From The Guardian)

Facebook gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read and even delete users’ private messages, a new investigation has revealed. . . .

Facebook gave Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada the ability to read, write and delete users’ private messages; it gave Microsoft, Sony and Amazon the ability to obtain email addresses of their users’ friends as late as 2017; and it gave device manufacturers such as Apple the ability to build special features that plugged into the social network.

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