Facebook's seized files published by MPs

Signage is displayed outside Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park

Signage is displayed outside Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park

A United Kingdom parliamentary committee has published 250 pages worth of Facebook documents, including emails sent between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior executives.

Facebook has refuted six specific areas, as laid out by the chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Damian Collins, in a recent blog post.

As for the DCMS's assertions regarding how the company's "reciprocity" provision and its Onavo VPN app dealt with user data, Facebook points out that users "had the choice" as to whether or not they would opt in and share their data.

The 200-plus pages of documents, which are under seal in the U.S.as part of an ongoing lawsuit in California between Facebook and the developer Six4Three, were obtained late last month by Collins, who used the legislative body's sergeant-at-arms to seize them from a Six4Three executive.

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In response, Facebook has said that the documents had been presented in a "very misleading manner" and required additional context.

"The idea of linking access to friends data to the financial value of the developers relationship with Facebook is a recurring feature of the documents".

In one email, dated January 23 2013, a Facebook engineer contacted Zuckerberg to say that rival Twitter Inc. had launched its Vine video-sharing tool, which users could connect to Facebook to find their friends there.

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The data-hungry mammoth wanted to know how people used their mobile phones, so it changed Facebook's mobile app to enable it to harvest more information from devices it was installed on.

"Unless anyone raises objections, we will shut down their friends API access today".

"We stand by the platform changes we made in 2015 to stop a person from sharing their friends' data with developers", said Facebook's spokeswoman.

"Yup, go for it", Zuckerberg responded.

"We don't feel we have had straight answers from Facebook on these important issues, which is why we are releasing the documents", Collins said on Twitter.

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The social media behemoth launched a public campaign in 2014 aimed at easing user concerns about data breaches.

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