I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes.

Using a tool that Facebook offers its users, our columnist found out more than he wanted to know about the social network, the ad industry and himself.

There was so much that Facebook knew about me — more than I wanted to know. But after looking at the totality of what the Silicon Valley company had obtained about yours truly, I decided to try to better understand how and why my data was collected and stored. I also sought to find out how much of my data could be removed.

Source: I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes. – The New York Times

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