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Facebook confirms deals with device makers, mobile operators; says most to end

Monday 2 July 2018 | 16:05 CET | News
Facebook has confirmed agreements with over 50 companies, including big names such as Amazon, Airtel, Apple, Huawei, LG, Vodafone and Spotify, to give them special access to user data on the social network. The list was supplied to members of the US Congress in response to questions asked by Congress members at a hearing in April with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook said it's in the process of ending most of the integration partnerships.

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Companies: Airtel / Alibaba / Amazon / Apple / BlackBerry / Facebook / Huawei / LG / Mozilla / Opera / Spotify / Vodafone
Countries: World
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