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New Facebook Login Feature With Added Controls

January 14, 2020ByPuxuan Qi

Facebook is excited to announce the launch of a new Facebook Login feature, aimed at delivering users even more control over their information.

The feature, called “Login Notifications,” alerts a user (via the Facebook app and user’s associated email) when they use Facebook Login to interact with 3rd party apps. The design and content of the Login Notifications remind users that they have full control over the information they share with 3rd party apps, with a clear path to edit those settings. The Login Notifications are triggered:

  • When a user logs into a 3rd party app with Facebook Login and grants the app access to their information
  • When a user re-uses Facebook Login to log into a 3rd party app after an app's access to information has expired

We understand there are sensitivities to people’s information privacy and related information and are taking active steps to honor and improve this in our products. We will continue to test additional user control features in early 2020, including bringing permissions to the forefront of the user experience when logging into a 3rd party app with Facebook Login.