Facebook Privacy Issues – How the Recent Controversy Affects You

CybeRiskBlog, Cybersecurity

Facebook Privacy Issues

Given the amount of negative publicity and bad blood that’s been generated in the past few months surrounding Facebook privacy issues, the powers that be at Facebook must be worried about the future of the social media giant. Scandals like the Cambridge Analytica affair – where Facebook was co-opted by a data-gathering agency with a mission to misuse the information it collected to spread fake news and influence US political processes – have unmasked some of Facebook’s less than savory practices regarding data-sharing, and its standards for vetting and displaying online content. Facebook’s too cozy relationship with advertisers has also come into the negative spotlight, prompting users worldwide to seek ways around location and ad-tracking – all the while pressing … Read More