Facebook has been defended after new allegations of access to user data for companies such as Microsoft, Netflix or Spotify.
The Online network emphasized that the interfaces were designed to allow users contact to your Facebook-friends on the other platforms.
they had also been only activated after a login, it said in a blog entry. The “New York Times” reported previously, among other things, Microsoft’s Bing search engine had access to the names of Facebook friends of a user, and the streaming services Netflix and Spotify on the private messages.
these links from the Facebook account with other services and not for the first Time questions. The Online network sees in it no violation of the privacy requirements: The user could have just had on the platform of the Partner company access to your Facebook data. Critics argue that this data had been given, for example, information of friends without their consent.
At the same time, Facebook confirmed that the interfaces were still 2017 is available, although access to the data is actually set in 2014. That shouldn’t have happened, admitted by the competent Manager Konstantinos Papa Miltiadis. Facebook but I have no evidence that there had been misuse of data after the end of the program. The Online network also named the “New York Times” itself in the list of partners, which data gave a link with Facebook -.
The “New York Times” reported at the same time that Facebook have received from partners such as Amazon, Yahoo, or the Chinese Smartphone provider Huawei data such as contact lists, which had then been, among other things, for friendship suggestions. This is clear from internal documents available to the newspaper. In the past year, including Sony, Microsoft, and Amazon E-Mail would have been able to retrieve addresses from Facebook users about their friends.
Netflix and Spotify got the sheet according to the right granted to write private messages of users to read and delete. The Streaming provider stated that this was not you have been aware of.