Meta Goes After Voyager Labs for Data Scraping on Facebook, Instagram

It filed a court action seeking to ban the company from its platforms

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Meta continued to take actions against data scraping on its platforms, this time setting its sights on Voyager Labs.

The company filed a legal action against Voyager Labs in federal court in California, seeking to ban it from Facebook and Instagram for creating fake accounts and scraping user data.

Meta disabled Voyager Labs’ accounts and filed the court action with the aim of permanently banning it for violations of its terms of service.

Director of platform enforcement and litigation Jessica Romero explained in a Newsroom post Thursday, “Voyager developed and used proprietary software to launch scraping campaigns against Facebook and Instagram, and websites such as Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Telegram.



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