The Graph API: Key Points in the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Debacle

That ain’t workin ‘, that’s the way you do it — data for nothin’ through the Graph API for free

Jonathan Albright
Mar 20, 2018 · 7 min read
https://twitter.com/d1gi/status/976109055642042368

People = Objects

v1.0

https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2014/04/f8-2014-stability-for-developers-and-more-control-for-people-in-apps/
Facebook for Business: Say hello to Facebook’s Audience Network — a new way for advertisers to extend their campaigns beyond Facebook and into other mobile apps.

Main v1.0 Problem: Extended Permissions

Symeonidis, Tsormpatzoudi & Preneel (2017): https://eprint.iacr.org/2015/456.pdf

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Professor and researcher in news, journalism, and #hashtags. Award-nominated data journalist. Media, communication, and technology.

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The Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia Graduate School for Journalism