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FTC orders social media companies to open up on how they use personal data

Tuesday 15 December 2020 | 08:58 CET | News
The Federal Trade Commission is issuing orders to nine social media and video streaming companies, requiring them to provide data on how they collect, use, and present personal information, their advertising and user engagement practices, and how their practices affect children and teens. The orders concern Amazon.com, ByteDance, which operates the short video service TikTok, Discord, Facebook, Reddit, Snap, Twitter, WhatsApp, and YouTube. The companies have 45 days to respond. 

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon / Facebook / Reddit / Snap / TikTok / Twitter / WhatsApp / YouTube
Countries: United States
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