Facebook announces ‘Clear History’ privacy tool

Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new Facebook privacy control called “clear history” at the social media company’s annual developer conference.

Facebook’s CEO, battling some of the worst publicity his company has faced since it launched 14 years ago, announced this new tool on Tuesday, describing it in a post as a “simple control to clear your browsing history on Facebook – what you’ve clicked on, websites you’ve visited, and so on”.

 

“Once we roll out this update, you’ll be able to see information about the apps and websites you’ve interacted with, and you’ll be able to clear this information from your account,” he added. “You’ll even be able to turn off having this information stored with your account.”

 

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