Facebook Users Agreement

After the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social media giant experienced a lot of backlash due to its intrusive data collection guidelines. To give users the impression that they have more control over their personal data, the company released on April 4 a new update to its terms of use – the first since 2015 – in relatively user-friendly and understandable language. Asking users to log in to view the privacy policy is counterintuitive and does not comply with most important data protection laws. The reason you have a link to your privacy policy is that users can decide if they accept your policies before using your app. Asking them to create an account (provide personal information) and log in before reviewing your privacy policy is contrary to this rule and does not comply with most important data protection laws. Many Facebook users had briefly interrupted their user experience this week with a pop-up message warning them of an imminent change to the platform`s terms of service. • Like all good Geeks, I sometimes read patent applications, especially those filed by Google and Facebook. Here is an article on Facebook – US20180012146A1 – for «Mood polarity for social network users». This is the way to deduce the emotions of a web user by looking at a website. «The user`s mood polarity is based on information obtained about an interaction between the user and the page (z.B. Like, report, etc.) and can be based on the analysis of a topic extracted from the text of the page.

The system infers a positive or negative mood polarity of the user vis-à-vis the content of the page, and this polarity of mood can then be associated with a two-in-a-second or subsequent interaction of the user with regard to the content of the page. «This is surveillance capitalism in action. In accordance with these data protection laws, you must disclose certain things in a privacy policy before you can collect or process your users` personal data. Failure to comply with data protection legislation can result in heavy fines and other penalties if you are under their jurisdiction. With Zuckerberg`s employees currently overloaded, the Observer is proud to announce that it has developed a new human-readable user agreement that pays homage to Zuckerberg`s new commitment to «transparency.» This is it. The treaty consists of several parts, which makes it easily misleading. If Facebook really tried to make users understand things, it would insert all its easy-to-read policies into a simple section. But that would be extremely difficult, given the company`s mixed messages and purposes: to please advertisers, it needs to gather information about how you use the web, but to please users, it doesn`t have to appear like a hungry giant making money from your content. Your use of the Oculus Products (defined below) is governed by the Facebook User Agreement (described in the facebook.com/terms/) and this Oculus Add-on (the «Oculus User Agreement» and, together with Facebook`s User Agreement, the «Terms» which together form the agreement between you and Facebook, Inc.

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