Facebook Limits Data Gathering with Newest Update

No More "Tools Used for Surveillance"

PHOENIX -  

WHAT THE?
On Monday Facebook released an updated policy that asked developers to not use Facebook data to “provide tools that are used for surveillance.”

THE DOWNLOAD
After an ACLU investigation in 2016 uncovered that 40% of California law enforcement paid for access to social media sights to gain information, social media platforms were urged to make changes to protect their 
users privacy from being violated. In a post, Facebook said that they adopt policies that limit how developers, advertisers, and others can use the data from their platform. Facebook is now even looking into their advertising services to make sure they are not considered surveillance.


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