Facebook Claims it Will Give Users More Control over Personal Data

Katie Ramirez
March 29, 2018

The social media giant announced a series of design changes to its settings and privacy pages on Wednesday.

Still firmly in damage limitation mode, Facebook has announced updates to how its bewildering settings menus are displayed and how the privacy of its two billion users can be tightened.

The social network is making it easier to find and use privacy settings, and providing users with information about how to delete the data Facebook stores about them.

While this download was already possible, it took some time to figure out how to do it. Cox said the changes let people browse through their information in detail, without having to download it.

House Energy and Commerce Committee spokeswoman Elena Hernandez said "The committee is continuing to work with Facebook to determine a day and time for Mr. Zuckerberg to testify".

The mobile settings page prior to the redesign, at left, and after it, at right. Everything can now be adjusted in one place without the need to navigate through endless screens.

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In a bid to make it easier for users to manage their privacy Facebook has redesigned its settings menu on mobile devices. I'm interested in learning your thoughts on the issue and whether you've deleted your Facebook account. "But we also know how important it is to be in control of what you share and who you share with".

In this March 26, 2018 photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco.

Facebook will expand its security flaw reporting program to allow users to report potential misuse of data by app developers, the company's latest reaction to massive backlash over the Cambridge Analytica controversy.

Some people want to delete things they've shared in the past, while others are just curious about the information Facebook has.

Facebook also wants to be more transparent in what it collects from you and how it is used.

Because this download may contain private information, you should keep it secure and take precautions when storing or sending it, or uploading it to another service.

The so-called bug bounty program is created to incentivize researchers to report security vulnerabilities on Facebook or any of its sister platforms so that the company can correct them. How do you feel?

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