Facebook is sued for allegedly spying on users via an in-app web browser

Meta is being sued for allegedly collecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on its Facebook and Instagram users without informing them of it.

According to the lawsuit, the problem is how the Facebook and Instagram platforms handle the internet connections on the iOS device. Both applications have their own built-in web browsers (opens in a new tab)WKWebView, which renders pages when a user clicks a link (as opposed to opening links in, say, Safari or Chrome).

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