'Utterly horrifying': ex-Facebook insider says covert data harvesting was routine

Sandy Parakilas

Source: Paul Lewis
Affiliation: The Guardian

In this article, we hear the concerns of Sandy Parakilas, a former Facebook employee who directly observed Facebook treating user data in a lax manner. He describes what he observed within Facebook and his attempts to lobby internally at Facebook for more rigorous data protection, to little avail.

Keywords: Computer Science , Exploitation , Hierarchies of Work , Management , Social Media , Tech Ethics , Tech Industry