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Now You Can See If Cambridge Analytica Accessed Your Facebook Data (Video)

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Did Cambridge Analytica take your data? Here is how to find out. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Curious about whether Cambridge Analytica accessed your Facebook data? Some of you can now find out.

Facebook started rolling the notice out to some users at 9 a.m. PT on Monday, according to Wired. Other users will see the notice later on.

A message titled “Protecting Your Information” will show up on your Facebook page with one of two notices. If you or a friend was connected to the “This is Your Digital Life” quiz that’s the source of Cambridge Analytica’s data, you’ll see a message telling you the quiz was banned. It will notify you that some of your Facebook information might have been misused and will include a link for you to click to see how you’re affected.

If no one in your network accessed “This is Your Digital Life,” you’ll see a different message — still titled “Protecting Your Information” — that makes it easier to see what apps and websites are linked to your Facebook account.

Facebook didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

CNET, excerpt posted on SouthFloridaReporter.com, April 10, 2018 

Video by Veuer/Elizabeth Keatinge