- [Instructor] What do large social media companies…do with your data?…Facebook can literally just do whatever it wants.…Not kidding.…Cambridge Analytica and other companies…were able to gain access to personal data of Facebook users…due to a wide variety of factors.…These include inadequate safeguards…against companies engaging in data harvesting,…little to no oversight of developers by Facebook,…developer abuse of the Facebook API,…and users agreeing to overly broad terms and conditions.…
Cambridge Analytica was able to leverage a third party app…to get access to millions of people's personal information.…The documentation that you sign to be able to use Facebook…allows them to do this.…Similarly to Facebook, Twitter has the rights…to send your data to any third party organization it wants…for almost any reason.…Further, they also have the right to alter…and distribute any text, video,…and picture you post on their servers.…You get the point.…Other big media companies are doing the same kind of thing.…
Recently they've come under some serious fire for it.…
Skill Level Intermediate
Data Visualization: A Lesson and Listen Serieswith Bill Shander3h 2m Intermediate
Everyday Statistics, with Eddie Davilawith Eddie Davila2h 50m Intermediate
Data in our lives1m 50s
Episode One: Predictions
Episode Two: Discrimination
Episode Three: Ethical Considerations
4. Episode Four: The little chips that control you
Episode Five: The Quantified Self
Episode Six: The fork in the road
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