Facebook users who are worried about protecting their personal information in the wake of the alleged privacy breach by Cambridge Analytica have a few options at their disposal.
The U.K. data firm has denied any wrongdoing and Facebook has said that, while none of the information leaked was the result of a data breach, it did appear to involve the passing of personal information from Cambridge Analytica to a third party when that data was supposed to have been destroyed.
The scandal has hit Facebook’s stock price hard, and angry users have launched a social media campaign encouraging people to delete their accounts. Short of taking that step, there are also a few other things that can help to control how your personal information is used.
Date: March 22nd, 2018
1) If you were managing technology at a company, how would you make sure the company’s employees followed all the instructions given in this article?
2) Is it appropriate for a technology manager to ask company employees to change settings on Facebook when Facebook is not part of their assigned work?