Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report

Gentrification in the birthplace of democracy

Dec 10, 2019

Latest Episodes

Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Two pairs are better than one! Get both NEW Marketplace socks for only $5/month! GIVE NOW

What’s a company to do with all that Facebook Data?

Amy Scott Dec 19, 2018
Share Now on:
HTML EMBED:
COPY

The District of Columbia sued Facebook today for sharing users’ personal data with consulting firm Cambridge Analytica before the 2016 election.

But that may be the least of the company’s troubles today.

A New York Times investigation has revealed that Facebook has been sharing WAY more of its users’ data with other companies than we realized. Partnerships with more than 150 companies gave Microsoft’s Bing access to the names of users’ friends — without their consent. Amazon got its hands on users’ names and contact info. And probably most galling is that Netflix, Spotify —and for some reason the Royal Bank of Canada — were given the ability to read users’ private messages. It’s upsetting to think about but it also makes one wonder: Why would those companies even want to do that?

Click the audio player above to hear the full story.