After more than a year of scandals and just months ahead of the midterm elections, there's growing concern over what kind of security can be provided by a social media platform that's free for users. A look at the default privacy settings and issues of facebook and how the overall experience differs from twitter. Facebook’s recent crisis is just one of many privacy issues that company has had to deal with in its relatively short existence.
Facebook carried out a test on users' privacy without their permission, trialling location-based friend suggestions meanwhile, it's made truly private profiles effectively impossible.
Quit facebook day was an online event which took place on may 31, 2010 (coinciding with memorial day), in which facebook users stated that they would quit the social network due to privacy concerns it was estimated that 2% of facebook users coming from the united states would delete their accounts [85.
With all the other issues swirling after the cambridge analytica scandal, this bug shows that facebook’s privacy issues span both poorly thought-out policies and technical oversights it moved.
Learn more about how to adjust your privacy settings to control who you share with. This complaint concerns material changes to privacy settings made by facebook, the largest social network service in the united states, which adversely impact users of the facebook service facebook's changes to users' privacy settings disclose personal information to the public that was previously restricted.