The number of 1 in 10, however, is surprising.
On Monday, Facebook revealed that about 271,469 data belonging to Nigerians on Facebook, whose friends would have installed the "This is Your Digital Life" app, were exposed to the Cambridge Analytica data breach. Companies can also match their information on what they purchase in stores - that box of cereal at the supermarket, for example - and marry it with Facebook account information.
Lujan pointed out that, "You've said everyone controls their data, but you're collecting data on people that are not even Facebook users who have never signed a consent, a privacy agreement".
Cambridge Analytica, an IT service management company which had harvested the Facebook data of 87 million users without their knowledge, has left users of Facebook baffled all across the globe.
"These numbers might not worry Facebook too much, but there are less drastic steps users are taking that should be worrying as they directly impact Facebook's business model", analyst Carolina Milanesi said in a statement.
In a letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, dated April 11, the NPC said it would look into how Facebook shares personal data of Filipino users with third parties, and demand concrete action to protect their data privacy rights.
But I'm certain any ad or story I view is noted somewhere and I'll get more of the same. It doesn't have anything else to sell but your data that you feed to it. Facebook is the single largest data broker in the world.
If you are on Facebook, then Mark Zuckerberg owns a piece of you. I don't want anyone to be unhappy with our services or what we do as a company. "We'll pay the person who reported the issue, and we'll also alert those we believe to be affected".
Some of the hand-wringing Facebook has provoked would be amusing if it wasn't so earnest.
Almost 70 years ago, the novelist George Orwell warned, "Big Brother is watching you".
"Fifteen percent of our panelists said there is nothing Facebook can do to regain trust as they are just ready to move on to something else", wrote Carolina Milanesi, principal analyst at Creative Strategies, a market intelligence firm that worked on the survey with Techpinions. You think this is all so you can see what your friends are eating and watch cats do stupid tricks?
We're examining Facebook's practices here because it's been the subject of recent public scrutiny.
The company has faced pressure over Messenger Kids, its new messaging app for kids ages 6 to 12, amid concerns about tech, smartphone and social media addiction. How else can we explain his seemingly complete lack of regard for any basic human sensibilities at all?
She had been told that Facebook had started to inform people "this week", the commissioner continued. He's even getting dragged for not using eye cream. "That allows them to sort of see where you're going, and that's why ads can follow you around".