YES it does.
In the old days of the internet, everybody knew that whatever you put out there was there forever for anybody to see. Some of us still remember that.
"Does that violate our human rights?" Only when they want to.
Why do you let them see what you say to each other?
And just today Fox online put up an article with the "10 best gifts of 2019!", half of which promote corporate commercial tracking; one allowing 24x7 tracking.
Do not patronise the Grauniad. Period.
Facebook doesn't collect my data anymore.
"The inherent way it works." No, it's become a widespread issue with ISP's and social media. One way to keep the ISP's at bay (a little bit) is through VPN.
Social media is all about anonymity and picking and choosing which ones can be somewhat trusted with showing yourself who you really are. Others, you just use either a throw away account or an account that has no means of tracing back to you
Whose suprised by this...not me