Facebook shared user data with 60 companies including Samsung, Apple and others

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Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Facebook has formed data-sharing partnerships with 60 device makers, including Apple and Microsoft, giving them access to information of users and even their friends, a media report has claimed, weeks after the social media faced massive backlash for improperly sharing personal data of up to 87 million people.

New York Times yesterday revealed the partnerships, shedding new light on the social media giant’s behavior related to customer data in the wake of a scandal involving the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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