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Facebook and academics row

A row has blown up between Facebook and academics over the use of its data for reporting trends on the social network. The researchers said Facebook was now curtailing their work measuring vaccine disinformation, among other things. Members of the Cybersecurity for Democracy team, based at New York University, tweeted they had had their accounts shut down. Facebook said the tools they had used to gain access to its data violated user privacy. Do you think that the social media platforms is just too controlling ?

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