With the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal and Zuckerberg testifying, we’re seeing lots of talk about Facebook privacy issues these days. Especially in our Facebook feeds. Very meta! From sticking around and tightening up your security settings to hitting the road for another social network (that might not be any more private), we’re talking about whether you should quit Facebook. Blasphemy? Or about freaking time?

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Links from the show

– In case you missed the proceedings, you’ll want to see how sadly uninformed many of the Senators were when it came to the Internet. Yikes.

– Here’s a helpful breakdown of the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

– We put together a guide to help you decide whether you should stay or leave Facebook.

– Do you think it’s just Facebook that has privacy issues? Read this Twitter feed that shows what Google is doing.

– This is a helpful article highlighting pros and cons of staying on Facebook.

Not everyone thinks it’s a smart move to leave Facebook.

This Babycenter writer thinks parents should stay.

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Cool Picks of the Week


– Liz can’t stop raving about Magnifibres.

– Kristen is loving Killing Eve, the new BBC America series starring Sandra Oh.

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