The recent trending news on the internet involving the social network giant Facebook is the Cambridge Analytical scandal has become quite a buzz all over the internet. So, there are certain things that Facebook users need to focus on and if they wish to care about their privacy, then there are these certain apps, websites that can help you know what Facebook knows about you. Check them out here.
This is a website that gives you access to check what is publicly viewable on your FB profile. All you need to do is just visit the stalkscan website, load the profile page there and then click any of the links below. Then you will be directed to the publicly viewable link of each category. It will have information about you like the pictures you are tagged in, a video you have liked, groups you are part of and your interests, places you have visited and so on.
Stalkscan doesn’t load any of the information itself and it will even be helpful to you in finding out what your profile has been showing you to the public unknowingly.
This is another amazing program that can help you in finding what Facebook has got and known about you. Data Selfie works as a small glimpse and shows you how data analytics work. This is available in the form of a simple extension that will be tracking your Facebook usage continuously. It records your activities on Facebook and then uses a natural language processing algorithm to figure out a personality dashboard. Try running this extension, and observe your data selfie dashboard results to get amazed.
Electronic Frontier Foundation has made this Privacy Badger which is an independent privacy advocate. This is available in the form of a Chrome extension that shows the all the trackers that Facebook is running during your browsing session to gather information and data about you.
So, if you feel concerned about your data security and would like to know what Facebook knows about you, then give these apps and websites a try.