Internal Emails Shine Light On Facebook's Approach to Sharing and Selling Data With Developers

British lawmakers released a trove of the company's internal communications

Facebook gave some advertisers and companies special access to data about Facebook users, made quick decisions about shutting down its competitors’ access to data and focused aggressively on making sure that data points procured within external Facebook apps made their way back to Facebook to increase the company’s value, a British lawmaker alleged today.