The FTC is ordering Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and 6 other tech firms to share how they collect, track, and use online consumer data

Posted on AllSides December 14th, 2020
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The US Federal Trade Commission is ordering nine tech companies to provide data to the federal agency on how they collect and use people's personal information in what is a sweeping crackdown on targeted data tracking.

The FTC's order affects Amazon, TikTok's China-based parent ByteDance, Discord, Facebook, the Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp, Reddit, Snap, Twitter, and Google-owned YouTube, according to a Monday press release.

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