The History of Facebook’s Privacy Problem

Christian Stewart ✔️
8 min readJul 18, 2019

Facebook was established in 2004. Today, 2.27 billion individuals use the social network each month. Facebook is supposed to protect the personal information of these users. The bad news is Facebook has a lengthy history of security failings and data breaches.

During the last thirteen years, the personal data of two billion users has been compromised. Facebook is being targeted by…