Russian company had access to Facebook user data through apps
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 () A Russian internet company with links to the Kremlin was among the firms to which Facebook gave an extension which allowed them to collect data on unknowing users of the social network after a policy change supposedly stopped such collection.
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA — Social media giant Facebook is pushing facial recognition as a way to safeguard online identities, but is instead raising concerns over privacy in several sectors.
According to the New York Times, Facebook's facial recognition technology works by analyzing users' photos...
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Russian Company Had Ability to Hack Facebook Data of Millions of Americans Russian technology conglomerate Mail.Ru Group is an internet company with links to the Kremlin. The company had the ability to..