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Meta rewrites privacy policy but says it won’t collect data in ‘new ways’

Submitted by The Verge on May 27, 2022 - 4:53pm

Meta’s new Privacy Policy menu
Meta’s new Privacy Policy menu | Image: Meta

As it occasionally does, the company formerly known as Facebook has produced a new revision of its Terms of Service and updated its privacy policy. The old Facebook Data Policy is now Meta’s Privacy Policy, rewritten “to make it easier to understand and to reflect the latest products we offer.”

With this revision, Meta “is not collecting, using or sharing your data in new ways based on this policy update and we still do not sell your information,” according to the company. Instead, this update tweaks the language and adds examples to help people understand what each segment is about.

After reading through the new policy and comparing it to the old one, this appears to hold up, for better or...

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