October 15, 2017

Creepy And Dangerous: Facebook’s ‘People You May Know’ Gone Invasive

This story is not about sex workers, but rather about how Facebook is mining external, non-Facebook data to merge with member profiles, and then exposing that to the world. There are huge legal and ethical issues, but who hasn’t been creeped out when certain people pop up on y our ‘People you may know’ list in Facebook? Now you have a glimpse into what they are doing, and how it can be tremendously dangerous.