Harvard Student Loses Facebook Internship Over Tracking Tool

A Harvard University student who created a tool that allowed Facebook users to track a person's location using the company's messaging app data got his summer internship offer at the social media giant rescinded after exposing the privacy flaws, a case study published in the Harvard Journal of Technology Science revealed. The study also noted that Khanna was scheduled to start a summer internship at Facebook in software development on June 1, but he received a call days after the app was posted saying he violated the company's user agreement when he used the site's data.