Facebook Grapples With Criticism Over Text And Phone Call Data Collection05:46
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A man walks past a mural in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

A number of Facebook users discovered over the weekend that the company has been collecting text message and phone call data from their Android devices. It's the latest privacy controversy to envelop the company, after it was discovered that U.K.-based firm Cambridge Analytica used data from 50 million Facebook accounts to help influence the 2016 election.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd learns more from Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) of The Atlantic.

This segment aired on March 26, 2018.

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