How can you reduce the data Facebook collects?

73% of Canadians to change Facebook habits after data mining furor, survey suggests

I didn't see the option on mobile; only on desktop. "Do I want to be on Facebook?".

Facebook says it learns from Guardian journalists that Kogan has shared data with Cambridge Analytica in violation of its policies.

A few more clicks, and I found out which advertisers had my info.

Facebook has weathered a barrage of lawsuits since the news that a British political data firm, Cambridge Analytica, improperly collected data of 50 million Americans and used it for political means, such as Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

As that sinks in, some are choosing to quit the platform. They accuse Facebook of designing its software to make it easier for brokers to discriminate against families with children, mothers and those with disabilities.

In the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in New York City, several fair housing groups accuse Facebook of allowing landlords and real estate companies to illegally tailor their advertisement audiences on the basis of sex, family status, number of children and other factors.

Click the "Download Archive" button on this second screen, and you'll download a.zip file that should be called: "facebook-YOURUSERNAME.zip". Facebook matches the data to personal profiles on its network and lets organizations target those profiles with advertising. (Why won't they just leave me alone already!) Maybe it's time to accept that this is how the digital world works, and take those suggestions and nudges with a healthy dose of skepticism and self-control. I expected relatively limited results for a frequent Facebook visitor.

One developer made a code available on Github for anyone who would like to make sense of their own Facebook data. While he said that he believes the best regulation is no regulation, Facebook is beyond that point. I apparently clicked on the same ad for a Boden dress three times (I didn't buy it).

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So... Facebook, we have to talk. Otherwise, the admin will be notified and will need to approve before the new person can join the group chat.

Facebook is keeping records of every phone call and text message Android users have sent.

To find that Privacy Shortcuts page that Facebook announced, open the Facebook app on your phone and touch the menu button. Because of the Android API loophole, Apple iOS users were not affected.

"There is absolutely no place for discrimination on Facebook", the statement said.

Facebook said on Sunday that it does not collect the content of calls or text messages, and that information is securely stored.

The app review section allows the third party apps to conduct a survey or host the users for interesting games on the platform. But it is still a somewhat useful tool for checking in on what friends are up to, finding out if your favorite restaurant will be at that summer festival, recommending others adopt a dog from the shelter you just had a fantastic experience with, and coordinating meet-ups with neighbors who like drinking rare micro-brews on Wednesdays after a quick 5-mile jaunt.

You will receive an email with a specific link to download the data that Facebook has collected from you.

Have you ever posted photos on Facebook of your kids at soccer practice?

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