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Facebook change will give you control over data sharing with apps

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, May 1, 2015.

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    Users are getting greater choice over what information is shared with websites and apps when they log in using their Facebook ID.

    A new version of Facebook Login, which begins its wide roll out this week, will present users with a prompt to “Edit the info you provide.” Clicking that will let users grant or deny access to different types of information. The login now also highlights who will see content posted by the app in Facebook, for apps that request the ability to do so.

    Facebook first announced this system during its F8 developers conference in April 2014. Many of the most popular apps, like Pinterest and Netflix, are already using it and over the next few weeks, Facebook will turn on the system for every app that uses the Facebook Login.

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