Facebook will share anonymized location data with disaster relief organizations

 A new initiative from Facebook will provide aid organizations with location data for users in affected areas, such as where people are marking themselves safe and from where they are fleeing. It shows the immense potential of this kind of fine-grained tracking, but inescapably resurfaces questions of just what else the company could do with the data. Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/07/facebook-will-share-anonymized-location-data-with-disaster-relief-organizations/?ncid=rss
via Superb Summers

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