Facebook Ignites Debate Over Third-Party Access to User Data

Facebook Inc. ignited a firestorm over how it manages third-party access to its users’ information, after the social network said a firm with ties to the 2016 Trump campaign improperly kept data for years despite saying it had destroyed those records.

U.S. and British lawmakers slammed Facebook over the weekend for not providing more information about how the data firm, Cambridge Analytica, came to access information about potentially tens of millions of the social network’s members without their explicit permission.

Source: Facebook Ignites Debate Over Third-Party Access to User Data – WSJ

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