Netflix Paid $100 Million To Access Private Facebook Messages

According to a document shared by X user Deedy, streaming service platform Netflix and social media giant Facebook exchanged private user information. According to the document, Facebook gave access to user’s private messages in exchange for their watch history. Moreover, the video streaming platform allegedly paid over $100 million to Facebook.

According to the document, in 2011, the streaming platform announced a Facebook integration to share user data internationally. Moreover, according to the document, Netflix began lobbying Congress to allow for such data sharing in the US.