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Making sense of the Facebook data mining scandal and how it affects you

It's been alleged that the Cambridge Analytica data was taken and used to persuade and manipulate U.S. and British voters.
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How has the Facebook data mining scandal affected you and your connections?

Facebook has recently come under fire for allowing millions of its users personal data to be exploited. Helping us understand this complex topic are two professors from the University of Washington Information School Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom.

Here are a few more resources from Jevin:

Wired (includes a video): How to Lock Down Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Consumer Reports: How to Use Facebook Privacy Settings

Techlicious (includes screenshots on where to look on settings): The Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook itself: Basic Privacy Settings & Tools

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