Did Facebook use our data as a bargaining chip?
Clip: 12/05/2018 | 7m 4s
In April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Congress that his platform doesn’t “sell any data to anyone.” But now, documents released by a British Parliament committee suggest the social media giant was trading access to user data in exchange for advertising dollars. Nick Schifrin speaks with the Washington Post’s Elizabeth Dwoskin for specifics on the accusations and Facebook's response.
Aired: 12/05/18Video has closed captioning.
The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?
Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.
Problems Playing Video?
Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.