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Sen. Markey Issues Statement on Facebook's Collection of Teen Users' Data

Jan 30, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Massachusetts, a member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, issued the following statement after a TechCrunch story revealed that Facebook has been offering teens financial compensation for access to vast amount of those minors' personal information, including personal messages, web history and photos:

"It is inherently manipulative to offer teens money in exchange for their personal information when younger users don't have a clear unders...