Three Facebook users sue over collection of call, text history


In a blog post, Facebook said it had been working on the updates for some time but sped things up to appease users' anger over how the company uses data and as lawmakers around the globe call for regulation. The changes won't affect Facebook's privacy policies or the types of data it gathers on users.

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Lawmakers in the United States and Europe are demanding to know more about the company's privacy practices after a whistleblower said consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed data to target U.S. and British voters in close-run elections. That included information on friends of people who had downloaded a psychological quiz app, even though those friends hadn't given explicit consent to sharing. After confirming that the social media company collects user phone calls and texts, it will be hard for consumers to trust a speaker in their home that records everything and is connected to all devices. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, said last week. On Monday, March 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission said its investigating the social media giants privacy practices and legislators in the USA and the United Kingdom have demanded answers and called for inquiries.

Facebook is also pledging to update its terms of service and data policy to improve "transparency". "So it's important that we design a system where people can do both".

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The ministry has asked social media major to submit a reply whether the company or its related or downstream agencies utilising Facebook's data have previously been engaged by any entities "to manipulate the Indian electoral process". Facebook has said it has received invitations to testify and that it is talking to legislators.

For Android and iOS mobile app users, the setting menu has gone under the knife reappearing with chunkier, more descriptive menus.

".let me make it very, very clear, we fully support freedom of press, speech and expression; we fully support free exchange of ideas on social media". Users can turn on additional security measures like two-factor authentication, manage information used for Facebook ads and adjust who sees posts and information on profiles. They apply to any company that collects data on European Union residents, no matter where it is based.

Facebook responded to intensifying criticism over its mishandling of user data Wednesday by announcing new features to its site that will give users more visibility and control over how their information is shared. That's where people can go to delete information or download a copy.