…The Facebook Research VPN app put on you’re smart phone, sucks up all incoming and outgoing data. Not just Facebook data — all data, from web browsing to texting to activity on other apps. According to TechCruch, “Facebook went so far as to ask users to screenshot and submit their Amazon order history.”
So who has a problem with Facebook paying people to harvest their data?
Apple, that’s who.
With its pay-to-play research app, Facebook broke those rules. The Cupertino boys weren’t happy.
Punishment was swift — Apple revoked Facebook’s access to its “enterprise developer” program…