How to Quit Facebook for Good, From 10 People Who Havehttps://medium.com/s/story/how-to-quit-facebook-for-good-from-10-people-who-have-76658c8b6ed8Last Friday, Facebook announced its largest security breach to date, compromising the data of nearly 50 million users. The news broke less than a year after Facebook came under fire for another security scandal when it was revealed that political data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had collected personal information from users’ profiles. (Profiles on Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, may have been compromised as well, though only if users had linked their accounts to Facebook.)
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Facebook’s New Download Tool: Better, But Still Incomplete – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/facebooks-new-download-tool-better-but-still-incomplete-1525112291In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Mark Zuckerberg’s Capitol Hill testimony, Facebook has made it easier for users to receive a copy of things they have posted and interacted with on the social network. In other words, all the mysteries that weren’t answered when CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent about 10 hours testifying on Capitol Hill still aren’t answered here.
Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/who-has-more-of-your-personal-data-than-facebook-try-google-1524398401Google’s data-gathering empire is bigger and more pervasive than Facebook’s—and while it hasn’t been plagued by scandal, it can’t evade scrutiny forever.