How to See If Your Facebook Data was Shared with Cambridge Analytica
Facebook will start notifying the 87 million whose information was improperly obtained by Cambridge Analytica. If you have not received a notification in your News Feed, there is an easy to check your account. Facebook’s help center now has a section that tells you if you or a friend were affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Users will be asked to change app settings, but it is important to review what apps you have given access to in the past.
Facebook is now updating their platform with several different changes to prevent other Facebook apps from improperly obtaining user data in the future. The company is currently looking for “suspicious activity” from their developers. Facebook will now testify before Congress this week to answer questions about how Facebook protects user data.