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Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app

June 12th, 2019|Tags: , |

On Wednesday June 12, 2019, thenextweb at The Next Web wrote:
Facebook today announced a new app called Study, that'll collect your data in exchange for monetary benefits.

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  • "Opportunistic scammers are taking advantage interest in Facebook's cryptocurrency attempting to con people out of Ethereum with a fake Libra token pre-sale". (June 24, 2019)
  • "Australia's reserve bank reckons Bitcoin purists will have a tough time stomaching Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency, and really, it has a point". (June 20, 2019)
  • "Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year and released its long-awaited white paper". (June 18, 2019)
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  • "Facebook is set to release its white paper for the new Libra 'cryptocurrency,' and the industry seems divided over exactly what it will mean". (June 17, 2019)
  • "Facebook has begun assembling a who's who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin". (June 14, 2019)
  • "Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to be an instruction from Liberian authorities in a bid to try and suppress the “Save The State” protests mainly taking place in …". (June 12, 2019)
  • "In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen user data". (June 12, 2019)
  • "Apple has outlined a new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, that aims to stop online ads from tracking you across the web". (May 23, 2019)