Personal data

  1. Video content

    Video caption: Big tech: I kept a data video diary

    Technology reporter Zoe Kleinman keeps a video diary of the times she shares data with tech companies.

  2. What can you use instead of Google and Facebook?

    Edward Armstrong
    Image caption: Edward Armstrong is trying to live without Google and Facebook

    If Google knows everything you have ever searched for, it most likely has a detailed catalogue of your interests, hopes and fears. Facebook knows who your friends are, what you like and what you talk about online.

    Online data scandals have raised concerns about the power that information brings.

    Some people are now choosing to go with smaller rival companies, which promise greater privacy. Read more here.

  3. Video content

    Video caption: Three things women need to know about for 2030

    Amy Webb is a renowned futurist - she looks back at the past and scours data to figure out what might be round the corner.

  4. Video content

    Video caption: Data expert, Ravi Naik, says we need to have more power over how our data is used.

    Data lawyer, Ravi Naik, warns we are entering an era where tech companies have as much, if not more, power than some states and there needs to be accountability