The current hot topic of discussion is Facebook security. Even the national news is rolling with stories.
From talks of Russian bots manipulating US election coverage to the recent outage of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook security and personal privacy is at the forefront of thought and conversation. It seems like these discussions I keep hearing in passing would be a great teaching moment, right? But often, no, because usually it’s the most obvious ways that our personal information is being given up and frankly, people just don’t want to hear about it.
How are we “giving up” our information in the first place? There are many ways that Facebook can collect information about us. However, it’s with our permission that we can be tracked and this data stored, used, and sold. Often users grant this permission without even realizing it. There is more information at the end on how to keep these permissions under control! Continue reading “Facebook Security – Stop Giving Them Permission”