Facebook has become a vicious black hole sucking in all your data; the ones you generate while on the social media, other websites, and there are even claims it is getting your data while you are offline. One, Dylan McKay took to Twitter (@dylanmckaynz) to share screenshots of what appears Facebook logging metadata on his calls and every contact on his phone; even the ones he had deleted.
The social network is now receiving a lot of public anger and scrutiny following allegations that the research company Cambridge Analytica got hold of 50 million users’ private data illegally. The data could have been possibly used to carry out online propaganda with the intent of influencing voters around the world, in elections such as the U.S.A 2016 Presidential elections, the Brexit vote, Kenya 2017 Presidential Elections, and possibly even the last Presidential election in Nigeria that saw Buhari oust Jonathan.
Facebook is currently under a lot of fire for mishandling users’ data. Campaigns are going around calling for mass deactivation of Facebook account and pages by the users. One notable company to have deleted …read more