In the Internet era, every giant company knows how important the user’s data is and now, Facebook is one of the companies who are targeting user’s data and information. Facebook never miss the opportunities to get the users personal data. So as a Market research, Facebook Launch “Study from Facebook” App where users have to install it there smartphone and give access to track the online activities on Facebook.
This research Program is especially for 18 years old and above users where they get some monthly fixed amount through PayPal. This time Facebook doesn’t target teen below 18. To manage all this, Facebook Works with Applause( that tests software and conducts usability feedback research) which manage the registration process, Customer support and
Providing compensation To Participants.
How To Join Study From Facebook
Well, this is based on an invitation send by Facebook itself to join no one can join without the proper invitation. Study From Facebook is currently available for India and US citizen only.
What info does the Study app collect?
According to news, Facebook collects and analyze participants’ apps usage. This includes info about:
- The apps installed on participants’ phones
- Time participants spend using apps
- Participants’ country, device and network type
- App activity names, which may show us the names of app features a participant is using
How does Facebook use this info?
We gain insights using data from groups of participants for business and product research.
- Info from participants helps us learn which apps people value and how they’re used.
- We’re able to better understand our community to improve Facebook Company Products.
- We don’t collect user IDs, passwords or content people share, including messages.
- We don’t sell data from this app to third parties or use it to target ads to you.
Privacy Statement From facebook:
“Study from Facebook does not collect user IDs, passwords, or any of the participant’s content, such as photos, videos, or messages. We also don’t sell information from the app to third parties or use it to target ads, and it is not added to a participant’s Facebook account if they have one.”