Facebook: 59,229 Government Requests for Account Data in First Half of 2016

Government requests for Facebook account data were up 27 percent in the first half of 2016 compared with the second half of 2015, according to the social network’s latest Global Government Requests Report.

Government requests for Facebook account data were up 27 percent in the first half of 2016 compared with the second half of 2015, according to the social network’s latest Global Government Requests Report.