Your Facebook Data File: Everything You Never Wanted Anyone to Know

Miranda Miller wrote an article about a recent court case between some European students and Facebook unearthed the fact that Facebook keep much more data about you than they have previously disclosed. This includes:

  • Every friend request you’ve ever received and how you responded.
  • Every poke you’ve exchanged.
  • Every event you’ve been invited to through Facebook and how you responded.
  • The IP address used each and every time you’ve logged in to Facebook.
  • Dates of user name changes and historical privacy settings changes.
  • Camera metadata including time stamps and latitude/longitude of picture location, as well as tags from photos – even if you’ve untagged yourself.
  • Credit card information, if you’ve ever purchased credits or advertising on Facebook.
  • Your last known physical location, with latitude, longitude, time/date, altitude, and more. The report notes that they are unsure how Facebook collects this data.

Read the entire article here.

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