Calls for Users to Leave Facebook Amid News that Facebook Quizzes Facilitated Cambridge Analytica Facebook Data Harvesting Scandal

Following the revelations in the past week that political data analysis outfit Cambridge Analytica somehow managed to harvest the private data of more than 50 million Facebook users, and without the users being alerted, there have been increasing calls for Facebook users to leave Facebook for more secure climes.

The Harvard Email Scandal Explained

Harvard University figured prominently this week in the news, as the fact that Harvard had been secretly snooping on faculty email came to light. The incident that some consider an invasion of privacy, and others consider ‘business as usual’, was precipitated by a leak to the media regarding another scandal – students caught cheating – that developed several months ago.