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Snapchat employees abused internal company data tools to spy on users

Snapchat employees spied on users by exploiting company data tools Employees of social media giant Snap Inc. have been abusing internal company data tools to access data of its users and spy on them, reports Motherboard. For those unaware, Snap Inc. is an American technology and camera company, based in Santa Monica, California that has four […]

Facebook suspends 200 apps for misusing user data

Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation In the wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal wherein 87 million Facebook users’ data were collected without their explicit consent, the social media giant has now suspended 200 apps on its platform over uncertainties of misusing user data as part of the first […]

Facebook is offering $40,000 bounty for reporting data abuse

Facebook launches ‘bug bounty’ program offering up to $40,000 for reporting misuse of data In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica row that has left the popular social media giant, Facebook red-faced, the company has stepped up its efforts to tighten data protection and show that its values the privacy of […]