tech2 News Staff
28. February 2019 09:28:07 IST
Facebook has tried after the entire fiasco Cambridge Analytica and one of the ways to erase its battered image That was also the "Clear History" tool that the company did promised almost a year ago. Having been a mother to this feature for quite some time, the social media giant has announced that the tool will finally see the light of day.
According to CNBC "The clear history feature that clears the history of your Facebook search history, much like you cleanse your Google search history, will be available later this year," said Facebook CFO David Wehner.
"In general, [the feature is] will give us some headwinds in terms of the ability to target as effectively as before," Wehner reported at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference 2019. Facebook has announced the feature to test this spring.
With this feature, you can browse and delete the apps and websites you've visited on Facebook. This makes it harder for Facebook to collect data from third-party apps and target ads to users, the report says. Among other things, Facebook currently offers you the ability to control ads on the platform related to marriage, alcohol or your relationship status.
Earlier, when Mark Zuckerberg mentioned this tool for the first time, he wrote "In your web browser, you have an easy way to erase your cookies and your history." The idea is that many websites require cookies to work, but You should still be able to erase your history whenever you like We're building a version of it for Facebook as well Being a simple control to erase your browsing history on Facebook – what you've clicked, the sites you've visited etc. ".
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