Facebook Paid Teens In Exchange For Personal Data

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Wednesday, January 30th
Facebook is at the center of another user privacy scandal, KCBS Radio's Jason Brooks reports. 

TechCrunch reports that the social media firm has been secretly paying people to install a Facebook Research Virtual Private Network that allows Facebook to collect all of a user's phone and web browsing activity.

Facecook says it doesn't share the information with others and people can stop participating at any time, but the app violates Apple's policies, and the company is banning the app from the iPhone.

Facebook used the program to pay non-employees $20 a month for their data.. 
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