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in. I will often unfollow people based on a first offense, and certainly anyone who annoys me two or three times is unfollowed, permanently. That means we stay friends, but they no longer appear in my feed.
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If you deactivate your it goes dormant but all the data are still there. This extends to EU citizens living in Australia.
It also guarantees protection against unwarranted invasion of their privacy resulting from the collection, maintenance, use and disclosure of their personal information. What if you have a change of heart after deleting your Facebook?
Data is always recoverable if you really want it, although it would be very difficult. It involves rebooting your entire Facebook presence by replacing your existing with a new one that connects only with your most trusted friends.
Then set up a newwith the settings set to the privacy level you are comfortable with, and your connections limited to just a few trusted people. : If you don't like Facebook, you can leave — it's easier than you think. Their whole modus operandi is to keep you on the platform for as long as possible so they have more chances to show you advertising.
Via your settings, you can also ask Facebook to show you which third-party apps are currently using data from your Facebook. Some people have dozens or more of these, and all of them are potentially accessing your data to profile you.
This kind of practice sits in a grey area in terms of ethical informed consent. : Shadow profiles - Facebook knows about you, even if you're not on Facebook. You might be very careful about what apps you use, but some of your friends might be more reckless.
Bear in mind that Facebook also owns WhatsApp and Instagram. There has been talk recently about data being shared across all Facebook-owned platforms. If you want to take it to the next level, deactivate your Facebook and take a break.
Or delete it and set up a new with only the friends you really want. The ultimate is to simply take the entire — and the probably gigabytes of data Facebook has accumulated on you — and cast it into oblivion.
Plymouth Contemporary — Plymouth, Devon. Edition: Available editions United Kingdom. David TuffleyGriffith University.
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