Facebook has announced a number of privacy changes to its platform in recent days following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, but the social network would have likely had to make the fixes anyway because of new upcoming legislation.
"We are disappointed that the New Zealand privacy commissioner asked us to provide access to a year's worth of private data belonging to several people and then criticised us for protecting their privacy".
India is the largest democracy in the world and it has the largest Facebook user base. Instead of having settings spread across almost 20 different screens, they're now accessible from a single place.
The change in the settings menu is earlier a user find many pages for menu and now the same menu is located on a single screen.
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The ongoing scandal has wiped at least $80 billion from Facebook's stock market value and put the company under an uncomfortable spotlight from regulators and lawmakers, who are beginning to question just how much data Facebook holds and how it should be using it.
Manage who sees your posts and profile information: Users have the ultimate rights on what they share on Facebook, and he/she can manage things like who sees their posts and the information they choose to include on their profile. It also allowed apps to collect the data of friends, but "only for use in the context of Facebook itself, to encourage interaction", The Guardian explains.
"We've heard loud and clear that privacy settings and other important tools are too hard to find and that we must do more to keep people informed", chief privacy officer Erin Egan and deputy general counsel Ashlie Beringer said in a blog post.
Have a few posts on Facebook that you wish never made their way there?
Google acquires Tenor, popular GIF platform that advertisers love
The four-year-old firm said it hit more than 300 million members in 2017 and now receives more than 12 billion queries per month. Tenor now powers a large portion of gif searches within apps and chat services; most notably those on Facebook Messenger .
Facebook said on Sunday that it does not collect the content of calls or text messages, and that information is securely stored.
The government has also sent a notice to Cambridge Analytica asking whether it has misused data to profile Indians and influence elections in the country. However, currently, Facebook is not in a position to take any chance on compromising the privacy of its users as it has no control over how the information will be utilized further by marketers.
Yesterday they announced improvements it was making to its privacy options in a bid to make it easier for users to control.
"I welcome Facebook's announcement that it will be shutting down its partner category service, using third party data to inform targeted advertising", said Elizabeth Denham, the British information commissioner.
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