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Facebook Stops Playing Hide-And-Seek With Its Privacy Settings

30 March 2018, 12:22 | Antoinette Holland

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In a 2009 interview with United Kingdom broadcaster BBC News, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated that Facebook would never sell user data.

Facebook also said it was working to improve transparency around how it used data.

Facebook on Wednesday unveiled new privacy settings aiming to give its users more control over how their data is shared, following an outcry over hijacking of personal information at the giant social network.

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Now, instead of having the settings spread across 20 different pages, Facebook has now condensed them all to a single page. But can you really trust Facebook with the same information given its numerous transgressions when it comes to user privacy?

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According to a new blog post in its Newsroom, Facebook has made it easier for users to find privacy settings, control what they share, and delete their data. It's also separated settings into security, personal information, ads you see, and management of who sees your posts and profile information.

Facebook has produced multiple iterations to its privacy settings pages over the years, often in response to criticism that the system is too complicated for most people to understand what they are and aren't sharing. Facebook apparently still plans to launch them later this year, though they may undergo some changes first.

Users would be able to download the data shared with Facebook, including uploaded photos, contacts added to their account, and posts on timelines.

Yesterday, it was confirmed by Facebook that Mark Zuckerberg would not appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news. Under Apps Other Use, you can choose to opt in or out of what data you share.

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