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Facebook profile on Apple iPhone 6s Facebook profile on an Apple iPhone 6s.

In the uproar that ensued after it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica collected the data of around 87 million Facebook users, some of the social media site’s customers downloaded all their Facebook data to see just what personal information it held. What some users found led to even more outrage. Among the usual Facebook content of personal posts and friend requests were also the metadata of their SMS texts and calls.

Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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