POLL: MAJORITY OF CANADIANS PLAN TO CHANGE THEIR FACEBOOK WAYS
Mar 26, 2018
By Bob Komsic
A new poll of 1,500 Canadians finds 73% plan to make changes to how they use Facebook because of the recent data mining scandal.
(Dado Ruvic / Reuters)
Another 27% say it’ll be ”business as usual,” while one in 10 say they plan to suspend their account or delete it.
Facebook’s being criticized for its ability to protect user privacy after Cambridge Analytica was accused of accessing information of over 50-million users without their permission to influence voters in the U.S. presidential election.
Meanwhile, attorneys general for 37 U.S. states and territories are demanding to know when Facebook learned of the breach and whether it had safeguards to prevent misuse of the data.
The chief law enforcement officers have also asked CEO Mark Zuckerberg for an update on how Facebook will allows users to more easily control the privacy of their accounts.