Bad to worse: Now Facebook is being sued over housing discrimination

01 April, 2018, 00:35 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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"This was a good fix for the majority of the people I know, but eventually once you start making more friends, the dates will add-up", Merheb said. Facebook is not the iron horse we once thought it was? I granted permission years ago and then forgot they ever existed.

Facebook is grappling with an unprecedented crisis over allegations that Cambridge Analytica, a Trump-affiliated political consulting firm, obtained data of tens of millions of users without their permission with the intent of swaying elections.

Still, there are always occasions when someone you barely know will add you as a friend and you'll end up waiting for the problem to go away rather than confirm that you definitely don't want to connect.

Thankfully, there's a way to see exactly what Facebook has stored about you - by downloading a copy of your own Facebook data. That's what I'm here for. You will likely have to reenter your password. "We never sell this data, and this feature does not collect the content of your text messages or calls", Facebook wrote in bold on the blog post. Amid calls for investigations in the US and United Kingdom, the FTC begins investigating whether Facebook broke its 2011 consent decree. The subject should read "Your Facebook download is ready". A history of your logins, browser, and operating systems used will be provided to you as well in this data dump.

When that's done, unzip the downloaded file.

Click on that, and the archive should open in your browser.

Hill: Yeah, I mean, what's amusing about it is I've definitely encountered people who are links who aren't on Facebook. There could be a lot to look at.

When you are promoted to the admin of a group, you get the ability to approve or decline the addition of new members.

Things like who can see your friends' list and your posts can generally be set to friends, public or just me.

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I also deleted my "invite history", which includes the contacts that I allowed Messenger to upload from my phone.

Like many, I downloaded the data this week that Facebook compiled about me over the years, and frankly, it was spooky.

First of all, I went to the University of Virginia.

But at the same time, lots of basic data was either incomplete or wrong, starting with my date of birth, and my current city (no need to fix any of that, of course).

It knows what kind of phone I use, who my provider is, that I live away from my family and that I have friends who are fans of British soccer.

Zuckerberg tells CNN that "I'm really sorry that this happened". These are probably legit, even though I hardly remember majority.

But before doing so, the young mechanical engineer suggests using this change to overhaul the relationship between a person and their phone, social media, and the Internet in general.

I also made it as private as possible. But, I don't care about many of them-two supermarket chains that doesn't have any stores anywhere near where I live, for example, and the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper in Australia. But how much of your information does the site actually have on you?

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