Extensive Data Tracking
Privacy Concerns and Comparison with Twitter
Meta’s Troubled Privacy History
Meta’s track record on privacy has been marred by several incidents. Earlier this year, the company was fined $1.3 billion for violating the EU’s data privacy rules, delaying Threads’ launch in the EU. Additionally, the infamous Cambridge Analytica scandal exposed the misuse of user data for political purposes and scams.
Despite these concerns, Threads has gained a significant user base, with 30 million users joining on the first day. However, it raises questions about users’ willingness to entrust their data to Meta, given its history.
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Gangtokian Web Team, 07/07/23