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.
The government’s health insurance website is quietly passing along consumers’ personal data to outside websites. The privacy concerns come against the backdrop Obama’s new initiative to protect personal data online.
In a recent visit to the site, AP found that certain personal details – including age, income and whether you smoke – were being passed along probably without your knowledge to advertising and web analytics sites.