The social networking platform Facebook has begun to prepare for the GDPR, which is intended by the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission to promote and standardize the protection of data for all individuals within the European Union and is supposed to enter into force on 25 May 2018, During the publication of its privacy principles for the first time.

The company also announced that it will provide videos explaining how to manage privacy on the social network within the user's feed feed, and recently revealed that it plans later this year to "We design and build this center based on feedback from people, decision-makers and privacy experts around the world," said Irene Egan, Facebook's chief privacy officer. "

In compliance with the Data Privacy Day, which coincides with January 28 of each year and is intended to promote practices on the privacy and protection of data on the Internet, but more importantly, the news comes just a few months before the new laws on data protection The European Union, which promises a new unified regulatory framework for data protection, is also better protected by personal data.

The social networking platform has published seven basic principles of privacy, which include helping users understand how to use their data, design privacy in Facebook products, and facilitate "We realize that people use Facebook to communicate, but not everyone wants to share everything with everyone – including us, and it's important that you have options when it comes to how to use your data," Egan said. "The new educational campaign helps users understand how to use data on the platform and how to manage data. Facebook also invites people to check privacy and share privacy tips in Facebook awareness campaigns, Including ads on other websites, and explained that they would update their educational campaigns throughout the year to provide users with tips on various topics.

Facebook does not have a good track record when it comes to managing user and non-user information, However, the GDPR provides that companies may be fined up to 4 percent of their global revenue if they are deemed to have violated new privacy standards.

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Posted by Facebook on Sunday, January 28, 2018


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