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Facebook today announced a new "Privacy Center" section on its website on the desktop. This new area will offer users a "new place to learn more about our approach to privacy across our apps and technologies" and "provides helpful information about five common privacy topics," Meta announced today in a press release.

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The new Privacy Center, rolling out to a small pool of Facebook users in the United States on the desktop, will offer five sections at launch with plans to expand over time.

The first section, Security, will offer easy access to common tools such as basic security settings and two-factor authentication. Sharing will provide quick access to settings over who can tag users in a post, post visibility, and more. Collection and Use will give users a quick glance at the type of data Meta collects about them and how it's used, respectively. The last section will provide settings regarding a user's ad preferences.

Meta says that Facebook's "Privacy Center" will continuously evolve and expand over time with "more modules and controls to help people understand our approach to privacy across our apps and technologies."

Article Link: Facebook's New 'Privacy Center' Will Help Educate Users on Data Collection and Privacy Options
 

rictus007

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They have been releasing the same statement and tools in a recycled interface for the last 10 years. They haven’t really done anything to make any in roads for privacy and data collection, in my opinion.
I this tool does not involve simple questions then they are not really doing anything. Would you like us to collect information from 90% of the websites that you visit in order to sell it? yes or no. This is not an issue about having ads or not since there’s not an option to remove ads, and I guess somehow the users need to pay for the service. The ethical issue here is if there’s a limit for the amount of information that they collect.
 

iDento

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We use Facebook Business Manager for advertising and the platform is great for businesses and entrepreneurs.

For personal use & privacy concerns, I don't overshare, that's it. And don't share stuff that I don't want the internet to know, because frankly, there is no tech social giant that won't make use of my personal data.
 

DeepIn2U

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Facebook today announced a new "Privacy Center" section on its website on the desktop. This new area will offer users a "new place to learn more about our approach to privacy across our apps and technologies" and "provides helpful information about five common privacy topics," Meta announced today in a press release.

Facebook-Feature.jpg

The new Privacy Center, rolling out to a small pool of Facebook users in the United States on the desktop, will offer five sections at launch with plans to expand over time.

The first section, Security, will offer easy access to common tools such as basic security settings and two-factor authentication. Sharing will provide quick access to settings over who can tag users in a post, post visibility, and more. Collection and Use will give users a quick glance at the type of data Meta collects about them and how it's used, respectively. The last section will provide settings regarding a user's ad preferences.

Meta says that Facebook's "Privacy Center" will continuously evolve and expand over time with "more modules and controls to help people understand our approach to privacy across our apps and technologies."

Article Link: Facebook's New 'Privacy Center' Will Help Educate Users on Data Collection and Privacy Options

ROLMAO ... 'Help Educate' ... what Meta/FB really means is LIE ! Even the title of the article knows the truth stating 'FaceBook' not their new business name Meta. ;)


The best part ... slowly rolling out to a 'small pool' of FB users ONLY in the USA. Misinformation, redirection, repeat rinse recycle repeat.
 
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