Facebook has spread its root everywhere out there. There are several apps that users can log in via facebook. Facebook has made up a wide tracking network to achieve its target of advertisements business. It has given access to gather user’s information, even if they are not active on the social platform. On Tuesday, Facebook claimed that it will alter its data-related practices. Thereafter, the company launched a new tool that will allow people to see and control the information that is gathered by Facebook. This information will include browsing activities outside Facebook. The tool is named as Off-Facebook Activity. It allows users to observe various apps and sites that share users’ data and information on Facebook. The users can stop this data sharing from there account if they do not want to share.
The company further said
“This is another way to give people more transparency and control on Facebook,”
According to Facebook, users have more or less 80 apps installed on their phones. They use around half of the apps every month. So, it is not that easy to know which contains personal information and how the data is being utilized.
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Furthermore, the introduction to this new tool is Facebook’s answer to users’ objections about privacy. The issue grew when it became known to the public that Facebook shares personal information of their users without asking or acknowledging them.