Social media sites changing privacy policies

Posted at 2:40 AM, May 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-25 02:40:30-04

If you've gotten updated privacy policy notifications from social media sites, you're not alone.

Businesses are scrambling to notify consumers about their new policies as part of the General Data Protection Regulation.

It went into effect today and puts limits on how companies can collect information from people.

Under it, users have to consent to policies about if and how their personal information is processed.

Google, Airbnb, Instagram and Facebook are just some of the companies that have sent out alerts.