Facebook’s New Tool Allows Users to View and Delete Data Collected by Third-Parties


Facebook, the world’s most popular social network with over 2 Billion active users globally, has launched a new tool that lets users view and deletes data that it collects from third parties.

Facebook has been facing a lot of issues regarding the privacy of its users. The company’s CEO also received legal notices from the US Congress to discuss the privacy of the data. The new tool is a part of Facebook’s new step towards making the users’ data more secured.

Off Facebook, Activity section is there within this tool. You can see the data collected from third parties and can delete them as per your needs with just one tap on the screen. Mark Zuckerberg said the tool offers “a new level of transparency and control” for the users of the social network.

Additionally, the CEO has added that they have been working for this new tool for a while because they have to rebuild some of the features that could make the privacy of the users secured. The new tool is called off-Facebook Activity tool. This tool is now made available for all the regions of the world. Anyone can start making use of this tool to view and delete the data collected from the third-parties.

We all use hundreds of third-party apps and their services on Facebook by providing our account’s access and allowing those apps to use Facebook for sign up process. You can now see the list of such third-party services and apps and all the data collected them. You can see the summary of all the data as well as can clear off all of the data that you see on the tool with just one tap.

Facebook’s image has been dimmed in the market due to the data-related issues in the past and they didn’t come up with a proper solution for the privacy of the users’ data collects from the third-parties. With this new security tool which is exclusively designed for Facebook users now enables you to clear data and live a worry-free social networking life.

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