Facebook Scraped Email Contacts Of 1.5 Million Users

The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says.

Topics:  users   email contacts   
  • NY AG opens investigation into Facebook for harvesting user email contacts
    New York’s attorney general is launching an investigation into Facebook after it was reported last week that the company had scraped the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their consent. “It ...
    04/25/2019 - 10:06 am | View Link
  • Federal regulators eyeing Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg personally for privacy blunders
    This article originally appeared on GearBrain. The discovery that Facebook scraped the email contacts, without permission, of 1.5 million of its users is adding fuel to an ongoing investigation by the ...
    04/24/2019 - 1:20 am | View Link
  • Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Passwords Insecurely and Secretly Scraped User Email Accounts
    Facebook quickly admitted that this method of verifying someone’s identity was stupid as hell (my words) and said it would stop the practice … but not before harvesting the email contacts of 1.5 ...
    04/19/2019 - 4:32 am | View Link
  • Facebook Caught Scraping 1.5 Million Users' Contacts
    Add another debacle to the long list of Facebook's privacy snafus: The company reportedly obtained and uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users -- without asking them first. The company says it ...
    04/18/2019 - 4:54 am | View Link
  • Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million users without their consent
    Email contacts of 1.5m people were 'scraped'. Credit: PA Facebook said the flaw had been ... "We estimate that up to 1.5 million people's email contacts may have been uploaded. These contacts were not ...
    04/18/2019 - 3:23 am | View Link
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