In wake of the recent data leakage incident, Facebook is striving hard to rebuild its image when it comes to user data privacy and security. In this news update, IDG News Service brings out some important changes that Facebook is willing to implement to regain the trust and confidence of its users.
As an initial step, Facebook wants to empower the users with their own decision-making ability. They want the users to decide their preference for what of kind of advertisements they would like to see in their news feed. They can even decide whether they wish to share their political and religious beliefs on this social platform or not.
As a step further, Facebook wants its new policy change to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation that comes into effect on May 25, 2018. Thus, it is planning to launch this initiative in Europe first. Once accepted, the same changes will be implemented worldwide. However, the feature where users are expected to authorize facial recognition for tagging friends in pictures or videos will apply outside EU.
Facebook has thought of this game plan while Members of the European Parliament are discussing its involvement with London-based Cambridge Analytica in the recent data leakage fiasco.
To read the original news update in full, visit the following link: https://www.cio.co.uk/it-security/facebook-says-gdpr-means-new-privacy-experiences-for-everyone-3676029/