Facebook Staffers Once Brainstormed Ways to Sell User Data: Report

Facebook Staffers Once Brainstormed Ways to Sell User Data: Report


Facebook at one time considered charging companies for access to its user data, according to a report based on three pages of unredacted material from a document showing portions of some internal Facebook emails, mainly from 2012 to 2014. The documents are linked to a lawsuit, Six4Three LLC v. Facebook Inc., filed in California Superior Court. Six4Three, the developer of Pikini, a now-defunct app for locating photos of users’ friends in swimsuits, filed a complaint in 2015 alleging that Facebook’s data policies were anticompetitive.

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