Found a vulnerability
Facebook can harvest all your data and sell it. Where do I collect my bounty?
Facebook has paid US$40,000 to vulnerability hunter Andrew Leonov for disclosing how the hacker gained remote code execution on its servers through the widely-reported ImageMagick flaw. Leonov (@4lemon) described how he discovered the so-called ImageTragick flaw still impacting Facebook in a post that detailed all but the most …
It can only collect what you willfully place on it.
I've still no idea why so many people (my wife included) spend so much time/effort on it
So your last statement is a confirmation of the first in that you just don't get it? Fair enough. It's like this: FB promises hours of free mindless entertainment and encourages users to give up everything about themselves under the guise of allowing them to keep up with their friends, to confirm their pre-existing biases and to look at memes. They then take all the information they harvest, with or without their users' knowledge, and sell it over and over. People are good with this because mindless is mindless, after all. It's easy to take advantage of folks if they think they are getting something for free. If there is nothing physical for them to see being taken from them, they will never notice the loss.
How's that again? How can it scrap stuff from someone who doesn't use the service? You make it sound like it's going to build my profile up whether I like it or not. I'm not on there, so none of my "personal info" is going to be directly available. Even indirectly is not achieved because if someone adds me to a list as a entity, there is no way to link to anything. I'm simply not on there.
You are making a great case for making sure to take your medications before commenting on news on the webnets! Take your meds. Get some clarity, or fog, whatever it is that causes your neurons to actually make some synaptic contact. Get it together, Johnny!
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