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8 Steps to Secure Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook’s privacy settings have recently undergone a massive change since Facebook’s privacy scandals have been in the news.  The most recent change was implemented in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, where the political consulting firm improperly used the data of roughly 87 million Facebook users while working for Donald Trump’s election campaign. Since the […]

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Twitter, Facebook, and Google are Fighting Internet Privacy Laws

Recently, the Information Technology Industry Council, which represents companies like Amazon, Visa, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple, released its “Framework to Advance Interoperable Rules (FAIR) on Privacy”. On the surface, it looks like tech companies are trying to protect user privacy. In reality, they want to make sure that they can continue to profit off […]

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Is Facebook being racist?

            Is Facebook racist ? Recent headlines centered around the social media giant this past week as it’s been revealed that Facebook allows their advertisers to exclusively pick and choose which ethnic groups they would like to target with their ads.

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WhatsApp + Facebook: When does the sharing end?

This week, WhatsApp announced that it would finally be sharing its users personal information, including your mobile phone number, and other personal information with Facebook advertising and marketing. This will allow Facebook to market target advertising opportunities to your “truest social graph” – the people and groups who message you and who you message back, daily. 

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Why is it O.K. for Facebook to force users to watch ads?

Facebook announced recently that it’s forcing users to watch ads even if they have ad-blockers installed in their web browsers by disabling the blocking.   The social media giant is stirring controversy by saying that it will serve ads to Facebook.com users with ad-blockers turned on.  It’s estimated that about 20% of U.S. web browser […]

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