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Facebook simplifies privacy settings due to Cambridge Analytica scandalе

Source : 112 Ukraine

The social network created new privacy menu and Access Your Information function
12:47, 29 March 2018

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Against the scandal with data leak of 50 million users and the use of it by Cambridge Analytica Company, Facebook reported on the simplifying of the privacy settings.

Related: Facebook scandal: Zuckerberg plans to testify at U.S. Congress

‘We’ve redesigned our entire settings menu on mobile devices from top to bottom to make things easier to find.  Instead of having settings spread across nearly 20 different screens, they’re now accessible from a single place. We’ve also cleaned up outdated settings so it’s clear what information can and can’t be shared with apps’, the message said.
also, the social network createв a new menu for the privacy settings, where people can regulate the level of the protection of the account, control private information, set the visibility of the ads and set the people who can see the messages and information of the account.

Related: US Federal Trade Commission starts investigation of Facebook users’ data leakage

‘So we’re introducing Access Your Information – a secure way for people to access and manage their information, such as posts, reactions, comments, and things you’ve searched for. You can go here to delete anything from your timeline or profile that you no longer want on Facebook’, the message said.

As we reported Zuckerberg was invited to the European Parliament to explain this incident. Zuckerberg should explain whether the use of the data of the Europeans for the manipulation took place. It could be used by London’s Cambridge Analytica Company during Trump's election campaign.

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