Facebook Launches Lock Profile to Extend Women’s Safety in India


Facebook, the world’s popular social networking platform has rolled out a new safety feature called Lock Profile in India. This new quick feature helps users to protect their Facebook Profile’s information so that nobody can fetch the personal information of the users who are not in their friends’ list.

This is a brand-new security feature introduced for the Indian Facebook users by Facebook today. It is focused on Women’s safety who can control their Facebook profile and all the information protected from other users.

If we talk about the previous security feature, Facebook had introduced a new Profile Picture Guard feature to protect the Profile Picture of the users. If we talk about the availability of this new security feature, it will be rolled out for all the users globally in the coming days.

The Public Policy Director of Facebook in India, Mr Ankhi Das has said in a statement, “We are deeply aware of the concerns people in India, particularly women, have about protecting their online profile.”

According to officials, if someone locks his information using this Lock Profile feature, all the privacy and security features associated with the profile will be activated and all the information will be secured. Other users won’t be able to see the posts, pictures etc of a locked profile if they are not in the friends’ list. Once enabled, non-friends won’t be able to zoom-in the cover photo or any other pictures.

Facebook is known for extending the list of their security features so that people can have a more secured platform and they can use the social network more securely. Most of the Profile related privacy features are already available which you can use within the Settings option. However, this new Lock Profile is kind of an innovative feature that is very innovative and advanced.

To enable this new feature, you need to tap on to the More option under the profile’s name. You would see the Lock Profile button there. Click this button to lock down your profile’s information from non-friends.

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