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Facebook stock takes hit on FTC probe and news it records users’ call logs  #deletefacebook isn’t going away.

Facebook stock takes hit on FTC probe and news it records users’ call logs #deletefacebook isn’t going away.

“This kind of mass data collection was not only allowed but encouraged by Facebook, which sought to keep developers building on its platform and provide companies with all the tools they need to influence and manipulate user behavior,” the lawsuit said. “That’s because Facebook is not a social media company; it is the largest data mining operation in existence.”

That same day, Facebook confirmed that it has been keeping texting and call logs for millions of people who use Android phones to access Facebook Messenger, adding to a growing backlash over how the company handles the user data that drives its record-setting profits.

www.reddit.com/r/news/comments/87adao/facebook_confirms_it_records_call_history_stoking/

Facebook addiction linked to narcissism and other psychological factors, study finds

Facebook addiction linked to narcissism and other psychological factors, study finds

Facebook addiction linked to narcissism and other psychological factors, study finds

“Currently, the social networking site Facebook is used by over 2.1 billion people. Worldwide, users spend a lot of time interacting on Facebook with other platform members and presenting themselves. Some of the members lose control over their Facebook use and develop a strong psychological need to stay online, despite the possible negative consequences of this behavior – the so-called Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD),” explained study author Julia Brailovskaia of Ruhr University Bochum.

Full article:

http://www.psypost.org/2018/02/facebook-addiction-linked-narcissism-psychological-factors-study-finds-50686