Facebook users will get more control over their data. Source: Reuters
San Francisco Facebook gives its users more control over what information they share with apps on the platform of the world’s biggest online network. This was announced by founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday on the f8 developer conference in San Francisco. There are, among others, the new function “Anonymous Login” in which you can try an app without having to open up access to their own Facebook data to their developers.
Facebook wanted in mobile devices a be kind of mediator between the worlds of different providers, said Zuckerberg. Apple, Google and Microsoft have their own platforms. “Our goal with Facebook is to build a bridge between these platforms,” Zuckerberg said. Facebook has to do with its approximately 1.3 billion users worldwide a solid basis for such a mediator.software developers life easier, Zuckerberg promised a “guarantee of stability” for two years, in which the tools and interfaces are to remain compatible. Vulnerabilities in Facebook software should be ironed out within 48 hours
The previous slogan “move fast and break things”. (Something like: “you move quickly and do things broken”) have not proved successful, Zuckerberg admitted . Facebook have too much time wasted on it to patch the resulting vulnerabilities. “Now we are focused on building a stable platform.”