As most of us are now well-aware, Facebook and other social networking sites pose a serious risk to our privacy on the web.
If the Cambridge Analytica scandal — in which 87 million Facebook users from around the world had their personal data harvested — has taught us anything, it’s that we can’t (and shouldn’t) trust social media sites to keep our private information, well, private. Thanks, Zuckerberg.
That’s why if you’re still planning on keeping your Facebook account despite the fallout, you should really consider removing the following pieces of information from your profile.
Having access to your birthday just makes it easier for con artists to gain access to your personal details and even your bank account information.