Cambridge Analytica data leak hits Instagram


Before Facebook manages well to repay the fine imposed on her FTC, seems to have been hit by another scandal Cambridge Analytica!

The marketing company Hyp3r, which like proved took advantage of a gap security in order to gather huge numbers of data, it forced Facebook to ban it from its platform Instagram.

The gap that Hyp3r exploited allowed her to concentrate on the exact locations of millions of public posts. It also violated the terms of service by publicly storing storiesand collecting data from public profiles (bio and followers).

Although the company did not collect any personal information, it was able to create detailed user profiles without their permission. He also used this data to present a personalized one advertisements users.

Facebook strictly prohibits the use of “automated media” for data collection without its consent and does not share story data through the official development framework.

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