A pair of reporters from The New York Times has received a publishing deal with HarperCollins to write a book about the privacy-related stories about Facebook, Vanity Fair reports. Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang landed a seven-figure deal to write the book. Frenkel and Kang’s book will be based on a Times report from November that covered Facebook’s responses to several privacy incidents that have taken place over the past couple of years. Meanwhile, lawmakers have started a push to create digital privacy safeguards for children in response to the concerns about Facebook’s Project Atlas research app.
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