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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Mehwish Salman
June 22, 2018, 9:23 AM

Hi,

any updates on this one?

Miguel Bonilla
June 8, 2018, 1:29 PM

Hello, I have another report of this by another learner (liga.grunsteina@rtu.lv):

In Course LinuxFoundationX:LFS101x, Introduction to Linux:
Course->Chapter 03: Linux Basics and System Startup->Section 1: The Boot Process->Master Boot Record (MBR)-> click Next Unit -> starts to redirect to https://connect.facebook.net/log/fbevents_telemetry/

Learner says this happens only in the app, not on desktop.

A couple of screenshots here:

Mehwish Salman
June 8, 2018, 8:41 AM

Hi,

Can someone please look into this. This is an anger learner full of threats

Thanks

Mehwish

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