Facebook has recently announced a new business venture that shocked the online dating community and investors, especially this news came out during investigation into the Cambridge Analytics scandal.
The recent scandal by Facebook with its mishandling of users’ data in the case of Cambridge Analytica did not deter many individuals from using Facebook.
This suggests that most people either accept, or show no concern regarding the privacy breach while using social media platform such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Most active users on social media know that their personal data are being collected, and sometimes sold to marketing and research companies. However, most people show little concern about this and continue to use social media as part of their daily routine.
It is still recommended that social media users need to be on alert about their personal data by implementing simple safety measures such as adjusting personal settings on social media.
Personal setting is an easy way to control your online activity. However, many social media platform purposely make it difficult to find these settings, so most individuals may not even be aware of how to control their presence while online.
In recent years, there has been an increasing pressure from the public to make personal settings more user-friendly and visible on social media.
It is certain that social media platform such as Facebook will go through many changes in its personal data policy due to pressures from the public.
These policy changes will either increase or decrease internet privacy is yet to be seen.
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