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Daily Telegraph : What Google, Facebook and Twitter really know about you

Daily Telegraph : What Google, Facebook and Twitter really know about you

AUSTRALIANS still don’t know just how much of their lives are being tracked, recorded, and used by the world’s biggest technology companies, social media experts warned yesterday, but the Facebook data scandal has been a “wake-up call” for them to ask more questions.

Originally published: Daily Telegraph, 20 April 2018

The warning came as new research showed two in five Australians were now “nervous” about social media companies accessing their personal information, while others simply wanted more transparency about how their details were being used.

The Pureprofile study also showed more than one in four Australians had considered closing their Facebook account over the recent scandal that saw personal information siphoned from up to 87 million accounts and sold to influence elections. Read more >