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Facebook asks users about coronavirus symptoms, releases friendship data to researchers

Reuters Monday, 6 April 2020
Facebook Inc said on Monday it would start surveying some U.S. users about their health as part of a Carnegie Mellon University research project aimed at generating "heat maps" of self-reported coronavirus infections.
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Facebook Releases Data That Could Help Predict Spread of COVID-19 According to CNET, the social media giant is providing researchers with location data to determine if people are staying home. The data, which Facebook says doesn't identify individual users, may also help researchers figure out where...

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