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Have you been very much active on social sites? Play the quiz below and review your knowledge regarding social media privacy. Following strict criticisms by internet security experts, the late 2010s saw several reviews in social media platforms' security and privacy policies. This includes Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, and many others. Privacy of users' personal information is ensured through cloud database technology. Take up the quiz and see how much you know about social media privacy. All the best, dear!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What technology field is concerned with social media privacy?

    • A.

      Data science

    • B.

      Cyber security

    • C.

      Ethical hacking 

    • D.

      Database management

    Correct Answer
    B. Cyber security
    Explanation
    Cyber security is the correct answer because it is the technology field that deals with protecting data and information from unauthorized access, breaches, and attacks. In the context of social media, cyber security focuses on safeguarding users' privacy by implementing measures to prevent data leaks, identity theft, and other privacy violations. It involves implementing encryption, secure authentication systems, and monitoring tools to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of social media platforms and users' personal information.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these is usually not kept private on social media?

    • A.

      Photos 

    • B.

      Username

    • C.

      Invitation

    • D.

      Invitations

    Correct Answer
    B. Username
    Explanation
    A username is usually not kept private on social media because it is the unique identifier that allows others to find and connect with a user. It is typically displayed publicly on a user's profile and can be used to tag or mention the user in posts or comments. In contrast, photos and invitations can be set to private or restricted access, allowing users to control who can view or receive them.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these social media platforms features end to end encryption?

    • A.

      Facebook

    • B.

      Snapchat

    • C.

      Instagram

    • D.

      Whatsapp

    Correct Answer
    D. Whatsapp
    Explanation
    Whatsapp features end-to-end encryption. This means that messages and calls sent through Whatsapp are encrypted and can only be read by the intended recipients. This ensures that the content of the communication remains private and secure from any potential eavesdroppers or hackers.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is not a privacy feature on Whatsapp?

    • A.

      CheckUp

    • B.

      Last seen

    • C.

      Live location

    • D.

      About 

    Correct Answer
    A. CheckUp
    Explanation
    CheckUp is not a privacy feature on Whatsapp. The other options mentioned, such as Last seen, Live location, and About, are all privacy features that allow users to control the visibility of their personal information and activities on the messaging platform. However, there is no feature called CheckUp that is specifically related to privacy settings on Whatsapp.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these options include privacy settings on Whatsapp?

    • A.

      Account 

    • B.

      Chats 

    • C.

      Notifications

    • D.

      Data Usage 

    Correct Answer
    C. Notifications
    Explanation
    The option "Notifications" includes privacy settings on Whatsapp. This is because within the Notifications settings, users can control the visibility of their message previews, as well as choose whether or not to show notifications on the lock screen. By adjusting these settings, users can enhance their privacy by limiting the amount of information that is displayed on their device's screen.

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  • 6. 

    How should you make your Facebook account private and secure?

    • A.

      By tagging friends always 

    • B.

      By using security applications

    • C.

      Make a strong password.

    • D.

      Going offline intermittently

    Correct Answer
    C. Make a strong password.
    Explanation
    Making a strong password is an important step in making your Facebook account private and secure. A strong password should be unique and include a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. This helps to prevent unauthorized access to your account. By having a strong password, you can protect your personal information and ensure that only you have control over your Facebook account.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is a password protect measure?

    • A.

      Setting strong passwords

    • B.

      Using multiple accounts 

    • C.

      Making all information private 

    • D.

      Tagging friends less often

    Correct Answer
    A. Setting strong passwords
    Explanation
    Setting strong passwords is a password protect measure because it involves creating passwords that are difficult for others to guess or crack. Strong passwords typically include a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters. By setting strong passwords, individuals can enhance the security of their accounts and prevent unauthorized access.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a privacy feature on Instagram?

    • A.

      Block comments

    • B.

      Remove a follower 

    • C.

      Public profile

    • D.

      Stop direct messages 

    Correct Answer
    C. Public profile
    Explanation
    A public profile is not a privacy feature on Instagram because it allows anyone to view the user's profile, posts, and other information without any restrictions. The other options mentioned, such as block comments, remove a follower, and stop direct messages, are all privacy features that allow users to control who can interact with them on the platform.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these privacy settings is not peculiar to Twitter?

    • A.

      Disable direct message

    • B.

      Remove follower 

    • C.

      Protect my tweets

    • D.

      Password protect

    Correct Answer
    D. Password protect
    Explanation
    The privacy setting "Password protect" is not peculiar to Twitter because it is a general privacy feature that is applicable to any online platform or account. It refers to setting a password to restrict unauthorized access to the account, which is a common security measure across various websites and applications. On the other hand, "Disable direct message," "Remove follower," and "Protect my tweets" are all specific privacy settings that are unique to Twitter and control who can send messages, follow the account, and view the tweets respectively.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these privacy settings is peculiar to Whatsapp?

    • A.

      Last seen

    • B.

      Password protect

    • C.

      Remove follower

    • D.

      Protect my tweets

    Correct Answer
    A. Last seen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Last seen" because this privacy setting allows users to control who can see the timestamp of when they were last active on WhatsApp. By enabling this setting, users can choose to show their last seen status to everyone, only their contacts, or nobody at all. This feature is unique to WhatsApp and is not available in other platforms like Twitter (Protect my tweets) or Instagram (Remove follower).

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