Facebook's shared user data with select companies - report

2018-06-09 12:02
The WhatsApp and Facebook apps are displayed on a iPhone.  (Pic: Justin Sullivan, AFP)

The WhatsApp and Facebook apps are displayed on a iPhone. (Pic: Justin Sullivan, AFP)

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Facebook shared personal information culled from its users' profiles with other companies after the date when executives have said the social network prevented third-party developers from gaining access to the data.

That's according to a report published on Friday by The Wall Street Journal, which cited court documents, company officials and unidentified people familiar with the matter.

Facebook didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

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