When you tell your social media more tan you think

Social media has become a huge part of everyone’s life. Whether you show your trips, the restaurants you go or everytime you spend time with your family and Friends,we tend to publish it to out accounts. But do you really know which other data your favourite platforms are collecting? Don’t worry, we will show you.

When you social media app asks for permissions and authorization when you use it for the first or when it updates, but you don’t know that apps still recollect some data that you might not know. Information is key to set your privacy settings, or before you delete them thanks to the help of OffTime app.

Here is the data Facebook collects:

· Information and content you provide

Posts, communication, location of photos or posts, date of post, Facebook profile info, contact information.

· Networks and connections

Information about the people, pages, accounts, hashtags and groups you are connected with and how you interact with them.

· Your usage

How you use Facebook products, features you use, actions you take, frequency and duration of your activities.

· Information about transactions made

For any financial transactions made, payment information, billing, shipping and contact details are recorded.

· Things others do and information they provide about you

Track and analyze content, communications and information other people provide.

· Device attributes

Hardware, software version, battery level, signal strength, available storage, browser type, plugins.

· Device operations

Operations and behaviors performed (mouse movements, window location).

· Device identifiers

Device IDs and identifiers from games.

· Device signals

Bluetooth signals and information about nearby Wi-Fi access points, beacons and cell towers.

· Data from device settings

Information on device settings (GPS location, camera or photos).

· Network and Connections

Name of mobile operator or ISP, language, time zone. Mobile phone number, IP address, connection speed and information about other nearby devices on the network.

· Cookie Data

Cookie IDs and settings.

· Information from partners

Information from advertisers, app developers or publishers when you link them to Facebook.

Although LinkedIn is a network more focused to job and the work evironment, be careful, becaouse you may be given it more data tan you think. Here is a list of all the data LinkedIn collects:

Information from advertisers, app developers or publishers when you link them to Facebook.

· Registration info

Email address, mobile number, name, password, possibly payment and billing info.

· Info from posting and uploading

Info from surveys or resumes and contacts that have been synced.

· Content and news

Info you or others post about you.

· Contact and calendar info

Contact info that is synced with their services.

· Info from the partners or companies

Data is collected from LinkedIn’s affiliates, such as using data from your Outlook contacts to improve your networking on LinkedIn.

· Service use

It’s recorded when you use their sites, apps, or platform technology.

· Cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies

Cookies, beacons, pixels, ad tags and device identifiers are tracked.

· Your device and location

URL of the site you come from and the site you go to next, IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser, add ons and GPS if opted in.

· Messages

When a message is sent, received or engaged with.

· Workplace and school provided info

If your employer or school buys a premium service for you to use, they give data about you.

· Other sites and services

Data is collected when you log in with LinkedIn on other sites or use other sites that include LinkedIn plugins (buttons that say “Share on LinkedIn” or “Apply with LinkedIn”)  

And what about Twitter? What Data Does Twitter Collect? When using the browser or app, Twitter collects data about you and your device :

· Device and Personal Information

IP address, email address, phone number, address book contacts, public profile

· Activity

What you’ve read, liked or retweeted           

Now that you know how your information is being handled, maybe it’s time to take OffTime with our app.

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