Released: April 12, 2018
I downloaded the information Facebook has on me. Yikes.
Source: Brian X. Chen, N.Y. Times (Paid Registration)
There was so much that Facebook knew about me — more than I wanted to know. But after looking at the totality of what the Silicon Valley company had obtained about yours truly, I decided to try to better understand how and why my data was collected and stored. I also sought to find out how much of my data could be removed.
More important, the pieces of data that I found objectionable, like the record of people I had unfriended, could not be removed from Facebook, either.
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