Facebook didn’t get where it is today by protecting your privacy.
Facebook’s new plan doesn’t protect your privacy, and neither does the FTC
Facebook didn’t get where it is today by protecting your privacy. The company made $56 billion in 2018, in part by tracking people both on and off its platform and then selling targeted advertisements based on that surveillance. Yet when Facebook announced a shift to a “privacy-focused communications platform” in March and unveiled a redesign toward private messaging at its F8 developers conference on Tuesday, Facebook’s stock value did not even dip. How could that be, if surveillance is essential to Facebook’s business model?
May 3, 2019 | by Sally HubbardRead on CNN Business
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