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How to Update Your Privacy Settings on Facebook, Twitter, Google and Instagram

Several companies have explainers to help users easily manage their privacy settings

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    NEWSLETTERS

    New Privacy Law

    Customers will have control of their data under the new regulations and companies will be held liable for misuse of data. Sergio Quintana reports.

    (Published Saturday, May 26, 2018)

    With strict new European privacy regulation taking effect on Friday, several social media companies are reaching out to users with updated privacy policies, NBC News reported

    Customers will have control of their data under the new regulations and companies will be held liable for misuse of data. 

    Facebook's "Basic Privacy Setting & Tools" page tells users how to manage all of their privacy settings on the social networking site. On Twitter, users can delete location tags from their Tweets and decide whether to share their data with the company's business partners. 

    Meanwhile Instagram has an explainer for users to learn how to set their accounts to private, and to opt out of being suggested to other users. And Google has a portal that gives users a look at how to control which data the company collects from them. 

    DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    [NATL] DHS Secretary Defends Practice of Separating Families at Border

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that her department is merely following laws. Speaking at a White House briefing Monday, Nielsen said the issue has been growing for years, the product of loopholes that have created an open border.

    (Published Monday, June 18, 2018)