Blurred Lines: Social Media Data Mining

Blurred Lines: Social Media Data Mining

“They are not being honest. Facebook is bundling a dozen different data companies to target an individual customer, and an individual should have access to that bundle as well.”  – Center for Digital Democracy.  It is no secret that third parties such as credit card companies and the government use social media networks such as Facebook to gather sensitive data about you.  When questioned recently about the non-transparency of their data collection practices Facebook went on record to say that “users can discern the use of third party data if they…