Facebook plans to remove a number of categories of information that have been display on user profile pages. Information that will be delet by the giant social network includes religious views, political views, addresses and information related to interests that indicate a user’s sexual preferences.
Deleting that information will further protect user privacy. So, other people who follow him on Facebook but are not too close in the real world, it will no longer be easy to find out general information about users. This plan was originally reveal by popular social media consultant. Matt Navarra. Navarra, who also frequently shares leaks of new social media features. Shared his findings on Twitter and said the changes would be implement in.
next December 1st.
Navarra also showed a screenshot explaining the change. Starting December 1, 2022, some of the information you share on your profile will be delet (among them) interests. Religious views.” Facebook said in a screenshot shared by Navvara via a privately handled Twitter account.
Facebook also allows users to download their data before it is remov from its platform. Apart from some of the information mentioned above, other information will still appear on the user’s profile. Facebook has confirmed this plan. Spokesperson for Meta, Emil Vazquez said that his party would indeed delete some of the user’s profile information. “As part of our efforts to make Facebook easier to navigate and use, we’re removing some of the profile payload:
Interests, Religious Views, Political Views and Addresses. Vazquez also said that Facebook sends notifications to users regarding the profile content that will be delet earlier. This decision marks a change at Facebook. This is because social media allows users to include many personal things on the platform, starting from identity, interests, family, religion, relationship status, and so on.
Thus. If the information on Facebook is fill in completely. It can let other people know how a person’s identity is known as profiling. Not infrequently this practice is also used by a number of people to find out or stalk (stalking) someone based on their profile on Facebook, without the need to meet in person.
By deleting some of the information in the profile, someone’s profiling may not be as easy as before, especially if the data needed is about religious and political views or other things because it is included in the deleted info section. However, when compared to other data, the information available on Facebook user profiles is still somewhat more than the info that the company deletes. For example, information on location, age, gender and so on that can be used by other people or even advertisers for certain purposes.