Why the F.T.C. Is Taking a New Look at Facebook Privacy

In 2011, Facebook agreed to settle charges that it had deceived consumers on privacy. But new problems have resurfaced old concerns.

After a yearlong string of news reports that have called Facebook’s data-sharing practices into question, federal regulators are taking a hard look at how the social media company handles the personal information of its users.

It is not the first time Facebook has drawn government scrutiny. About seven years ago, after charges were leveled by the Federal Trade Commission, the company made an agreement with the agency to overhaul its privacy practices.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/22/technology/facebook-consent-decree-details.html

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