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Facebook deletes Russian firm’s accounts over alleged data scraping


Facebook said in a statement that SocialDataHub, which has previously provided analytical services to the Russian government, had violated its terms of use. — Reuters

Facebook said in a statement that SocialDataHub, which has previously provided analytical services to the Russian government, had violated its terms of use. — Reuters

MOSCOW: Facebook has disabled dozens of accounts and profiles belonging to Russian database provider SocialDataHub for what it termed the unauthorised collection of user information, the social media giant said on Oct 11.

Facebook said in a statement that SocialDataHub, which has previously provided analytical services to the Russian government, had violated its terms of use.

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