Facebook knows who your friends are. Soon it could know about your health

The company is exploring creating online “support communities” that would connect Facebook users suffering from various ailments. A small team is also considering new “preventative care” applications that would help people improve their lifestyles.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Industry

Tags: health data, Facebook, Internet, personal data, privacy

Posted on Friday 3 October 2014

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