FTC: BetterHelp pushed users to share mental health info then gave it to FacebookJude Karabuson March 3, 2023 at 21:30 The Register


Feds propose $7.8M payment and ban on revealing ‘sensitive’ data to settle complaint

Even if you don’t know anyone who has used BetterHelp’s services, podcast fans will recognize it from its annoying adverts for its online therapists. American regulators, however, allege the company’s relationship with the advertising industry is more perverse than a mere irritating jingle, claiming it betrayed loyalties that should lie with customers by passing on their mental health info to Facebook, Snapchat and others.…

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