Facebook Mobile Boosts Privacy with Application Dashboard
Facebook is adding an application dashboard for mobile users that will give them a more detailed view into what applications are accessing their data.Facebook is bringing new privacy controls and visibility to the more than 200 million people accessing the social network through their mobile devices. During the next few weeks, Facebook plans to roll out a new application dashboard to mobile users. According to Facebook, the dashboard will give mobile users a detailed view into what information they have shared with different applications and Websites and the ability to adjust those settings "on the go." In addition, the Applications and Websites section of their privacy settings will display a full list of applications being used and when these apps last accessed their information.
"Other settings you can adjust include access to your basic profile information, photos and videos, friends' information and more," blogged Rose Yao, a mobile product manager at Facebook. "To see your privacy controls on mobile, go to m.facebook.com/privacy or visit the Settings page and click the 'Change' link next to 'Privacy Settings.'"