It’s been a long time coming, but after months of negotiations Facebook has finally agreed to a 2023 user privacy settlement. The social media giant has agreed to new measures in order to give users more control over their data and guarantee that their privacy is taken seriously. Now Facebook users can be sure that their data is being protected for the foreseeable future.
2023 promises to bring a number of changes to the ways that Facebook handles user privacy. Under the new Facebook User Privacy Settlement, users will have access to a new set of privacy settings that provide more control over the way that their data is handled.
These features include:
- Data Sharing Opt-Out Option: This will allow users to opt-out of data sharing with third parties.
- Data Access & Usage Transparency: Facebook will provide a detailed explanation of how users’ data is being used and accessed.
- Access to Deletion Requests: Users now have access to a tool to request the deletion of their data upon account termination.
- Ad Targeting Opt-Out Option: Users can opt-out of ad targeting.
These changes to the ways Facebook handles user privacy are set to go into effect in 2023 and will provide users with a much higher degree of control over their data and the ways it is used.
It looks like Facebook finally recognizes that user privacy is a serious issue, and it’s great to see them stepping up and taking action. With this proposed settlement, there is now a greater emphasis on user privacy from tech companies. It’s now up to Facebook to make sure they stick to the requirements of this settlement, so that users can trust that their private data remains secure in the future.