- Sep 23, 2020
Facebook Faces Lawsuit for Illegally Stalking Instagram Users
Facebook seems to be caught yet again in a new privacy scandal. It has been noticed that Facebook is spying on Instagram users through their smartphone cameras. What seemed stranger is the fact that iPhone cameras were being accessed even when they were not in use.
The social media giant, however, has denied the claims and adds that a bug seems to be giving out false notifications. However, an Instagram user by the name Brittany Conditi has stated that these are dirty tricks by the social media giant to gain access to the highly personal and valuable data of its users.
The information that gets collected can be used as a source of market research. However, Facebook is yet to release any official statement in this regard. The Federal court in San Francisco has filed a case against Facebook.
Earlier, also a law suitcase has been filed against Facebook on grounds, of using facial recognition technology. The technology was used for illegally collecting the biometric data of millions of Instagram users. But as usual, Facebook denied these claims as well.
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