Data privacy today is becoming increasingly complex and elusive. It seems in today’s world, everyone has an online presence. This includes various social media accounts, online banking accounts, membership accounts, utility company accounts, service accounts, and the list goes on and on. Even normal everyday users who do only a few things online will have a dozen or more accounts they can call to mind.
When we stop and think about our data as it exists online, it can contain personal information that we would not want to have exposed. Social media and data privacy has become a very heated subject, especially with the recent Facebook data scandal that has been topping news headlines for the past few days. It helps to shed light on an increasingly difficult “fine line” that tech giants and large corporations are treading with our personal data.