Facebook warns developers against using users' data for ‘surveillance’ after recent revelations

Facebook updated its policies today to explicitly stop developers from using users data for surveillance.

The move comes after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published records showing the social media site and other social media platforms provided user data access to a company that marketed its products to law enforcement for surveillance purposes.

In a post on its Privacy Page, Facebook made it clear it would not tolerate the behaviour again.

“Today we are adding language to our Facebook and Instagram platform policies to more clearly explain that developers cannot “use data obtained from us to

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