Facebook paid teens to install an app that collected their data: report

Facebook has been secretly paying users – teens included – to install a “Facebook Research” app which tracked and collected the users’ phone and web activity via third-party beta testing services. This was revealed in a TechCrunch investigative report published yesterday. The service is similar to Facebook’s controversial Onavo Protect VPN app, which Apple banned from … Continue reading Facebook paid teens to install an app that collected their data: report