FRONTLINE

The Data Dilemma

Clip: Season 37 Episode 4 | 4m 35s

In “The Data Dilemma,” examine what Facebook knows, and how it knows it – from the platform’s use of so-called “shadow profiles,” to the main ways Facebook tracks you on the web, even when you’re not on Facebook.

Aired: 10/29/18

Rating: NR

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