Buying facebook user data from third party apps? Illegal?

Discussion in 'Media Buying' started by resz9, Apr 30, 2017.

  1. resz9

    resz9 Regular Member

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    Hey guys. I just started learning rails and about ready to create my own web apps. So i need a facebook user data for my apps. From my understanding, i can do this in a few ways;

    EIther built a facebook scraper, or buying data from third party apps.

    I know there is a lot of free apps collecting user personal data and sell it to third party. But my question is if i would like to buy some data, where do i get them? Where do i look for apps owner who sell this data? And Is buy/selling data is illegal according to facebook tos?

    Thanks in advance for your answer.
     
  2. Peter Wilson

    Peter Wilson BANNED BANNED

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    How exactly can that be Illegal?
    How'd you acquire it?
    And
    Why'd they sell it to you? I thought that's super secret data meant for super secret government agencies!