Though, defending the company, a Facebook spokesperson said that they did not review all of the data and what they obtained from the research app has now been deleted. Sound good to you?
Earlier this year, it was revealed that the social media giant was secretly paying people to install a "Facebook Research" Virtual Private Network (VPN) that was letting the company access user's data. It will launch only in the USA and India initially, and you have to be targeted by Facebook to take part. But, as we've seen numerous times, Facebook has been found leaking data several times in the past. Facebook is promoting the program by running ads asking people to participate. Each person that clicks the ad can register and if they "qualify" (the criteria isn't really clear), they will be given a link to download the app in the Google Play Store.
Morgan scores five as US open World Cup defence with record victory
The tough loss after a strong defensive effort means 19th-ranked New Zealand is still looking for its first World Cup victory. The nation already holds most victories in the Women's World Cup, having won it three times earlier, in 1991, 1999 and 2015.
Facebook would like you to believe it's learned its lesson with Study, and it has, to a degree: Users must opt-in to the new research project, and then they get an invite before they can use the app. "We also notify users on the Study from Facebook website and in the Play Store description about what information we collect and how it will be used".
"Study from Facebook does not collect user IDs, passwords, or any of the participant's content, such as photos, videos, or messages". The company also said it wouldn't sell user information to third parties or use it to target ads.
The rollout of the app comes almost four months after Facebook faced backlash over paying users of a different app it had created that tracked their app use, private messages, and locations.
National Basketball Association says Marc Gasol was fouled in last minute of Game 5
If Durant has suffered an Achilles injury Woods knows what awaits the National Basketball Association all-star. Vetter helped send nine players to the National Basketball Association but never had a kid quite like Durant.
Facebook on Tuesday launched a new research app that will pay users for sharing information about how they use apps on their devices. (They were later brought back online.) Facebook ultimately ditched the Research app in January.
The app will be only available to people in the U.S. and India and will expand to other countries over time. The latter is a long-time partner of the company and will be managing the registration process, participant payments and customer support.
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Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka leaves Iran for Beirut after his release
In 2016, he was sentenced to ten years in prison and ordered to pay a fine of $4.2m for espionage. Zakka is one of several prisoners with either dual nationality or ties to the West held in Iran.