The Opening Bell 7/2/18: 229 Million Pounds of Fireworks Were Used in 2017

(AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

Many thought the news about Cambridge Analytica would be a wake up call for Facebook’s approach towards user privacy, but what exactly has changed since then? Allen St. John (Tech Reporter at Consumer Reports) went through the step by step process of signing up for a profile and told Steve Grzanich what he learned about the changes from the social media giant. Then the attention was turned toward the holiday season when Julie Heckman (Executive Director at The American Pyrotechnics Association) shared the news of the major increase in fireworks revenue since last year and the safety tips for consumers this year.