Many users around the world could not log in to their social media accounts due to the downing of Facebook and Instagram servers last night. Teva has been accused of allegedly spying on Instagram users on Facebook.
Facebook has been accused of using cameras to steal data. The relationship between Facebook and data theft is very old. Facebook has been apologizing for the data leak for the past 14 years but it is not shying away from its own actions.
Earlier, the data of Facebook users was leaked by a third party agency but now the company itself has started spying on the users without any permission.
Now, what is the new controversy?
Facebook has been accused of spying on Instagram users without their permission. A complaint has also been lodged against Facebook. That said, Facebook has used Instagram users’ cameras to steal data.
According to the report, Facebook accessed the cameras of those iPhone users who are not active on Instagram. However, Facebook has denied the allegations, saying it was caused by a bug.
Complaint filed in federal court
New Jersey Instagram user Britney Condiett filed a lawsuit Thursday in federal court in San Francisco, alleging that Facebook users knowingly use their cameras to their advantage. So that they can retrieve users’ data. Facebook has been accused of silently turning on the app’s camera to steal users’ private data.
There have been cases before
Just last month, a complaint was filed against Facebook. Facebook has been accused of using facial recognition technology to capture users’ biometric data. Facebook is accused of targeting nearly 100 million Instagram users. However, Facebook has also denied the allegation, saying they do not use face recognition on the Instagram platform.