Not even a scandal will stop Facebook from harvesting your data


Facebook may be under fire for the data it gives to third-party groups, but that hasn't stopped it from finding new and more sinister ways of collecting your data.

News of Facebook's role in Cambridge Analytica's collection of millions of user profiles leading up to the 2016 US general elections paints a worrisome picture of how information can be used to target individuals.

Amid the outrage, Facebook's data collection efforts have been brought into the spotlight once again, and as the cynical reader might expect, it turns out they've found even more ways to extract data from you.