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Facebook Privacy Tip: How To Limit Your Data Being Shared By Third Parties

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By now you’ve probably heard that UK-based company Cambridge Analytica reportedly harvested 50 million Facebook profiles and used that data to build software that targets and influences voters.
Cambridge Analytica was able to access the data of millions of users through an app that was used by just a few hundred thousand people. Because Facebook allows apps to access the data of not only those who grant access, but also data shared by their friends, Cambridge Analytica was able to harvest so much more information than they normally would’ve been able to.
The privacy settings you should consider changing (to prevent apps from sharing your data in the future) are all found on the App Settings page.

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