Reports: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Misleading Consumers on Personal Data Use

HeadlineJul 24, 2019

In more tech news, the Federal Trade Commission is reportedly planning to file a complaint that Facebook misled users about how their personal data was used. The complaint alleges some advertisers were able to access users’ cellphone numbers as part of an early version of the “two-factor authentication” process. The FTC also reportedly alleges Facebook did not sufficiently inform its users that they could disable a facial recognition feature which identifies and tags photos.

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