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The Rundown: The Markup and Mozilla will track Facebook tracking its (opted-in) users

January 10, 2022

Via: Digiday

Researchers have spent years complaining that the largest technology platforms make their products black boxes that are impossible to peer into. But a pair of nonprofits is about to start investigating how one operates outside its own walls.

Today, Mozilla, the nonprofit that operates the Firefox browser, will announce a partnership with The Markup, a nonprofit news organization that covers technology and data’s influence on society, on a research project designed to track how Facebook surveils its users.

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