We all know very well that the current year, of course, 2019 has not been easy for the social network giant Facebook, which has already had to deal with issues involving Cambridge Analytica and an attack that affected 90 million accounts. However, now according to the latest reports, the social network giant Facebook selling its own users’ data.
Warning! Facebook Sells Users’ Data
The current year of 2019 was one of the worst ever for the social network giant Facebook, as the social network giant Facebook was involved in the Cambridge Analytica scandal for not safeguarding safe navigation to users of its own platform.
After having been under fire, and even the CEO and the founder of the social network giant Facebook, of course, I am talking about none other than the Mark Zuckerberg who was summoned to a hearing in the US Congress, now once again the company, of course, I am talking about the social network giant Facebook generated hot byte of news simply for having arranged to sell the data of its own users to third parties.
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As till to the date there has been no evidence to contradict the words of the CEO of Facebook, of course, Mark Zuckerberg but the content of some internal emails simply shows that the company, of course, the social network giant Facebook has already considered it in the past.
The Wall Street Journal had access to the social network giant Facebook’s internal e-mails as a result of an investigation unleashed by Six4Three that filed a lawsuit against the social network giant Facebook over an alleged boycott. As the company had software that found photos of women in bikinis on the world’s largest social network, of course, Facebook.
The e-mails seized by the authorities were then stored, and in those emails that were accessed by the Wall Street Journal, it is possible to see a clear intention of the social network giant Facebook to sell the data of the users to third parties, namely advertising networks. Hence, pushing some advertisers to spend more in return for increased access to user information.
Moreover, a restriction had been proposed for those who did not spend at least $250,000 per year to access data from users and potential customers such as Amazon, Royal Bank of Canada and even Tinder as well.
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Responding to the questions raised by these emails, recently a spokesman of the social network giant Facebook stated that the company was already looking for various solutions to keep its business stable and due to this, all options were discussed internally.
However, the truth is that the hypothetical implementation of this business medium does not pay in favor of the social network giant Facebook that so many problems has had in recent months. So, what do you think about this? Simply share all your views and thoughts in the comment section below.