Sources: as recently as last year, Facebook pressed banks for the ability to use customer financial data passing through Messenger for purposes like advertising (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:
Sources: as recently as last year, Facebook pressed banks for the ability to use customer financial data passing through Messenger for purposes like advertising  —  The social network's negotiating stance with institutions evolved  —  Facebook Inc. FB .14% had been haggling with financial firms …



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