Facebook snooped on users’ Snapchat traffic in secret project, documents reveal


This post is by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai from TechCrunch


In 2016, Facebook launched a secret project designed to intercept and decrypt the network traffic between people using Snapchat’s app and its servers. The goal was to understand users’ behavior and help Facebook compete with Snapchat, according to newly unsealed court documents. Facebook called this “Project Ghostbusters,” in a clear reference to Snapchat’s ghost-like logo. […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.