app launches a connection to connect.facebook.net

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A learner has reported that when he is using the mobile app it launches a connection to connect.facebook.net - he wants to know what is this for? He wants to know if this should be happening after May 25 and has said that he will be filing a complaint under GDPR.

Please let me know if more details are required. His Message "Your engineers do not need a screenshot to know that they have included code in their app to communicate with Facebook."

Here is the URL that opens: https://connect.facebook.net/log/fbevents_telemetry/

Screenshot that popped up when he was watching a video on edX app:

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Reporter

Mehwish Salman

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