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

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."

Top Rated Comments

iosiseasy Avatar
10 months ago
It's super easy. Just don't use FB, IG, WhatsApp etc.
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
randomthoughts Avatar
10 months ago
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.
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
10 months ago
No matter what programs Facebook has to offer. I do not trust Facebook at all. Facebook and your privacy just don’t go together. They are just collecting data and using it against you.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jz0309 Avatar
10 months ago
Is it April fools day today?
Dont be fooled by this, they cannot be trusted
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
munpip214 Avatar
10 months ago


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Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mac Fly (film) Avatar
10 months ago
Step 1: for privacy delete Facebook. Step 2: for privacy delete all your other social media. Step 3: for mental health, leave the house every day.

Done.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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