Issues over privacy still a concern The Facebook chief recently apologized that the company did not take more steps to protect users’ private information. That includes sharing private information of up to 87 million users with a British political research company.In another security-related announcement, Zuckerberg said Facebook was building a “clear history” privacy control. plans to add a dating service, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday, marking the first time the world's largest social media network has actively tried to help people form romantic relationships.
He added that it’s going to be within the main Facebook app, but it will be completely optional and opt-in only.
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But concerns about Facebook's handling of privacy have grown since the social network's admission in March that the data of millions of users was wrongly harvested by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
It has been less than a month since Zuckerberg conceded, in an appearance before U. lawmakers, that his company didn't take a "broad enough view" of its responsibilities — including data privacy.
Cox also mentioned a feature called “unlocking,” which will let any user of Facebook’s dating platform make his or her profile visible to other attendees of events or members of groups.