Technology 18 April 2019 comments Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47974574 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsFacebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook “unintentionally” uploaded the email contacts of more than 1.5 million users without asking permission to do so, the social network has admitted.The data harvesting happened via a system used to verify the identity of new members,Facebook asked new users to supply the password for their email account, and took a copy of their contacts.Facebook said it had now changed the way it handled new users to stop contacts being uploaded.Data lossesAll those users whose contacts were taken would be notified and… Read full this story
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