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Facebook Introduces New Privacy Basics for Users to Find Tools Controlling Their Information

Shruti Gupta
Shruti Gupta
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We know that Facebook provides a bundle of features for sharing your personal information on your account. So, what if you are sharing some information and you don’t want to share that with everyone, well exception is always there and the solution is that. Today the social media giant introduced a new Privacy Basics for people so that they can control their information sharing on Facebook.

Privacy Basics features functionality are revised according to your most frequently asked question (FAQs) about privacy and security on this social site. By using your feedback, all the tips are standardized and organized in such a way that it is easy to find and secure your data. Because of Privacy Basics, you are the “ruler” of your account who has the power of 32 interactive guides in 44 languages and can control your “state people.”

These Basics include tips for who can see your posts, what other people (who are not your friend) can watch in your profile and so much. Facebook’s intention is to help its users in every possible way including security info also.

Facebook has made these changes as a part of Data Privacy Day which is guarded each year on the 28th of January.

We are joining state attorneys general and other policymakers who sharing their privacy info on Facebook with the other organization around the world like National Cyber Security Alliance, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the center for Democracy and Technology who are working and taking initiative of information online.

Here are some more privacy options that you can look to secure your account.

  • Try Privacy Checkup: You should follow some quick steps to control your privacy about your posts – the people you want to see can see your posts. You can also review which apps you’re using.
  • The choice is all yours: You can select an audience who can see your posts in simple words you can make your posts to –your friends, everyone, or a specific group of people.
  • Increase your account Security: You can select login approvals in this, every time when you log in you get a unique security code from a new device.

Facebook is taking feedback and a user can give a comment regarding the recent changes in the Help Center to enhance Facebook’s privacy.


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