Sophie Meunier reports:
If you look someone up on Facebook or LinkedIn, you’ll be able to gather huge amounts of information about them without them ever knowing. Until recently, nobody seemed to think about the risks involved; it was just the way things were, and if you didn’t get on board, you were left out from a whole virtual world.
But thanks to the recent Facebook data scandal and the introduction of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), more people seem to be thinking twice about giving their information away so readily.
A survey conducted by 3GEM and SAS in June 2018 found that 43% of respondents wanted to remove their personal data from social media.
Read more about their intentions on IT Governance.