Facebook Launches Tool To Reveal If Your Private Data Has Been Compromised

April 11, 2018


Facebook has announced a new tool that lets users check if their data was harvested by Cambridge Analytica.

A new notification titled, “Protecting Your Information” on the newsfeed contains a link that shows users what information has been shared with Facebook. A message will then tell people Facebook has banned the “This Is Your Digital Life” quiz which responsible for the data grab.

Users can then click on a “See how you're affected button” to find out how to remove permission for apps and websites you’ve logged into through Facebook. Affected users will also be asked to change their app settings.