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Facebook gave Netflix, Airbnb special access to user data: UK lawmakers

The data was obtained from Six4Three, an app developer that is currently in a legal dispute with Facebook


Facebook Inc gave certain companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, preferential access to user data, according to the company's internal documents released by a British lawmaker. Dating app Badoo and Lyft were among the other companies 'whitelisted' for access to friends' data, the documents made public on Wednesday by Damian Collins showed. ALSO READ: Facebook loses the tag of 'best place to work in US' to Bain & Company Collins obtained the documents from Six4Three, an app developer that is currently engaged in a legal battle with ...

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 22:06 IST