Facebook is creating records — but who is managing them?
Facebook is creating records from the data that users are pouring into their profiles. This paper examines Facebook’s data practices in the context of record creation through the theoretical lens of the Records Continuum Model. Three stakeholder groups are identified in record creation: the users, the site, and third-party platform participants. This paper analyses Facebook’s data sharing practices in conjunction with the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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