Facebook introduced interactive guide to managing privacy in social network

With more than 1.3 billion users who access from mobile devices and desktop computers, the privacy and content management have always been the major challenges faced Facebook since its inception. To help users better understand the functioning of the social network, the relationship with other members and advertisers, the company led by Mark Zuckerberg presented Privacy Basics, a site designed to assist members of the platform in doubt about using the platform.

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Available in www.facebook.com/about/basics, Privacy Basics provides assistance for frequently asked questions related to the visibility of the contents published, the use of tags on images and extent of blocking or removing contacts from the list of friends. It also provides a guide to better understand how to share content with other users and advertisers.

“Privacy Basics is an information center to help people manage their information on Facebook, and will also serve to ensure that information on our policies and terms of use more clear”, said Richard Allan, Vice President of Public Policy on Facebook in Europe.

“It’s an interactive guide available in 30 languages ​​and answers the most common questions we receive about privacy issues”, he added.

On this occasion the social network also took the opportunity to explain more clearly its terms of use and terms of service, in particular with the functions relating to geolocation and the buy button, a feature that the company plans to implement gradually in some regions.

Also, Privacy Basics detail what is running that has the social network on various associated services that Facebook acquired in recent years, such as Instagram and WhatsApp.

In prior, Facebook had introduced the function Checking privacy, a feature that allows you to check the access to publications and photographs taken in the social network.