Worried about how Cambridge Analytica got ahold of the Facebook data of millions of people? Your friends could be the ones who unknowingly gave it away. Here’s how to fix it.
The following is a transcript of the video.
Apps you don’t use are still accessing your Facebook data. Ever signed up for a game on Facebook or taken a random quiz? It probably still has access to your data, even if you used it years ago. Here’s how to remove it:
- Go to the menu of the Facebook app.
- Scroll all the way down
- Select “Settings.”
- Choose “Account Settings.”
- Select “Apps.”
- Select “Logged in with Facebook.”
This will show apps accessing your Facebook profile. Selecting one will show you the data it accesses. Just change the data you let it access or scroll down to delete it.
Your friends are also giving away your data. Apps they use can access your info. To change this select “Apps others use.” You can choose what info to give away or disable it completely by going to “Platform.” Then select “No.”
These simple steps will help control who accesses your info.
This video was originally published on November 30, 2017.