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Many Facebook users unaware of how to control their newsfeeds, adjust privacy settings

Posted: Sept. 5, 2018 | Tags: social media


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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on foreign influence operations on social media platforms on Capitol Hill

in Washington, U.S., Sept. 5, 2018.

Younger Facebook users were more likely than older users to change their privacy settings this past year, despite recent admissions that the media site collected personal data without their knowledge, according to a recent study released by the Pew Research Center.

The study, which surveyed U.S. adults between May 29-June 11, found that 64 percent of younger users ages 18 to 29 reported changing their privacy settings ...

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Many Facebook users unaware of how to control their newsfeeds, adjust privacy settings

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