Facebook hacked. Facebook data is insecure. LinkedIn hacked. TikTok is spying on you. Do you feel like you're seeing headlines like these constantly? Are headlines like these freaking you out? Facebook’s certainly been in the news again, and it seems like it’s never ending. Let me save you time and break down the media hype for you. What you need to know right now about Facebook The Facebook data breach took place in 2019 – and probably included your name, phone number, and email address Fraudsters could use that phone number to steal your identity – monitor your credit Facebook Messenger is NOT encrypted Switching to WhatsApp from Messenger is gaining momentum Whats App IS encrypted. It still collects some info about you but it’s WAY less than Messenger. Facebook Rooms are NOT encrypted There’s no such thing as a free service. You’re paying with your data and information. Visit my website to learn more about services to help your business or grab a complementary guide .
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