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Facebook will let users control their data from other companies

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Facebook is gearing up to roll out a feature to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps shares with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook on Tuesday formally...
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Facebook is finally letting users control the info that other websites are sharing with the social network about them

Facebook is finally letting users control the info that other websites are sharing with the social network about them

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook is finally going to allow users to "disconnect" the information that other websites are sharing with Facebook about their online activity.
On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley tech giant formally announced the launch of its "Off-Facebook Activity" tool, which for the first time provides controls for how data collected elsewhere on the web about them can be used by the social network.
The feature arrives following two years of successive scandals for Facebook and rising scrutiny over how it handles user data, and has been a long time coming. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg first announced...
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