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  • Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings

    Gizmodo - 07/24/2019

    The first matter relates to a 2018 study from Northeastern University and Princeton University researchers that found when users gave Facebook their phone numbers to set up two-factor authentication, which helps prevent unauthorized access to accounts, Facebook then used the info to pad out its trove of data usable for advertising purposes. 

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