Mark Zuckerberg has been explaining for a couple of days Why Facebook allowed the data leakage of 87 million users . Its about biggest scandal in which it has been involved the most used social network in the world, and finally, users are beginning to consider the issue of little privacy that we have on the Internet.
Although it is the CEO of Facebook who is being questioned, Much of the fault we have the users , that we are the ones that accept the terms and conditions without even reading what they are showing us. Today, we have proof that users do not look at the terms when installing an app , something that does not catch by surprise.
Teamblind asked more than 1,300 Android users if they had given consent to Facebook to access their call and message log . 89%, practically the majority of the surveyed population, he answered that no .
Evidently, Facebook collects your call history and messages . In fact, you can access them downloading the information that Facebook has about you, from the web itself. This is a sign that when we accept the user’s terms and conditions, we directly mark the box of I read , and we started using the application.
On the one hand, it is logical that users do not want to read pages and pages of text before installing a app . Nevertheless, not doing so can lead to unpleasant consequences , as in the case of Cambridge Analytica. We do not invite you to read each and every one of the user conditions of the applications, but to take into account that many apps have access to more data than you think , so we recommend you be careful with it, and try to always keep your privacy safe.
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