Facebook Collected Text & Call Data of Android Users, #DeleteFacebook Movement Picks Up

3 Facebook Messenger app users file lawsuit over privacy
Facebook Collected Text & Call Data of Android Users, #DeleteFacebook Movement Picks Up
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29 March, 2018

Under the revamp, users still won't be able to delete data that they had given third-party apps on the platform previously, even if it was used for reasons other than what was agreed to.

The changes won't affect Facebook's privacy policies or the types of data it gathers on users.

A spokeswoman for the House Energy and Commerce Committee said Tuesday that the committee is working with Facebook to determine a day and time for Zuckerberg to testify. "But we also know how important it is to be in control of what you share and who you share with".

Three Facebook Messenger app users have filed a lawsuit claiming the social network violated their privacy by collecting logs of their phone calls and text messages.

Facebook said it will roll out a centralized system for its users to control their privacy and security settings in response to an outcry over the way it has handled personal data.

The company says the changes will be rolled out in the coming weeks and will involve condensing all the various security menus - that are now spread out over 20 different screens - into one easy to manage tab on the Facebook menu.

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With CEO Mark Zuckerberg poised to address the uproar on Capitol Hill, Facebook announced Wednesday that it is redesigning the settings menu on mobile devices, consolidating privacy options in one place, rather than sending users to some 20 different screens. A new Privacy Shortcuts section lets you "control your data in just a few taps, with clearer explanations of how our controls work", say Facebook chief privacy officer Erin Egan and the company's general counsel Ashlie Beringer in the post.

"Finally, Facebook admits it has a responsibility to tell users ".how we collect and use your data in language that's detailed, but also easy to understand". "We are beginning work on this and will have more details as we finalize the program updates in the coming weeks".

"The recent news about Facebook's alleged mismanagement of users' data has solidified our decision to suspend our activity on the platform at this time", said a statement from Playboy.

The Cambridge Analytica scandal has plunged Facebook into its worst crisis in years, with regulators and lawmakers in the United States and Britain demanding answers about how the social network deals with data privacy.

Tools to make protecting accounts easier were also introduced. The company will also inform people when apps are removed due to data misuse, he said. These updates, the company insists, "are about transparency - not about gaining new rights to collect, use, or share date".


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