• With trust destroyed, Facebook is haunted by old data deals

    6 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    As Facebook colonized the rest of the web with its functionality in hopes of fueling user growth, it built aggressive integrations with partners that are coming under newfound scrutiny through a deeply reported New York Times investigation. Some of what Facebook did was sloppy or unsettling, including forgetting to shut down APIs when it cancelled its Instant Personalization feature for other sites in 2014, and how it used contact syncing to power friend recommendations.
    But other moves aren't as bad as they sound. Facebook did provide Spotify and Netflix the ability to access users...
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