Deleting Facebook wasn’t one thing we’d ever offered much considered to. Until this week.
Since news broke about Cambridge Analytica’s “hijacking” of 50 million Facebook users’ information in a bid to influence the U.S. election, deleting Facebook is all i could consider. However the something keeping me personally straight straight straight back from hitting that delete button is my love life. Or instead the known reality that my most-used dating apps look like inextricably tethered to my Facebook profile.
A movement that is burgeoning escape the clutches associated with the social networking has gained momentum this week with the #DeleteFacebook hashtag trending sturdily on Twitter for recent times. Also WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton said “it is time”.
With therefore much drama around Twitter, one of the primary things we looked into was which third-party apps get access to my Facebook account. Lo and behold, as I trawled the “Logged in with Facebook” section of my Settings, we saw a never-ending flow of dating apps that I’d associated with my account by striking “log in with Facebook.” Would deleting Facebook prevent me from accessing each one of these apps?Continue reading