Facebook gave favoured companies access to data, seized documents reveal

zuckerbergA UK parliamentary committee has published internal Facebook documents, including e-mails sent between Mark Zuckerberg, its chief executive, and other senior executives.

The 223 pages of communication, covering the period between 2012 to 2015, show how the social media company debated generating revenue by selling access to data, tracked and fended off rivals, and braced itself for negative publicity as it moved to capture more user data.