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Most Americans don’t know Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp, among other digital basics

Most Americans don’t know Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp, among other digital basics

Most Americans don’t know Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp, among other digital basics
09 October 2019

Most Americans don’t know that social media giant Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp.

They also don’t know that private browsing modes hide online activities only from someone else using the same computer. And few can correctly identify an example of true two-factor authentication, a security measure experts say is one of the most important ways users can protect sensitive information.

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