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Meta consolidates its privacy policy to appease regulators


In an effort to make its notoriously dense user agreements less labyrinthine, Meta has rewritten and redesigned how that information is presented.
The company insists that the changes are in form, not function, bolding some lines, adding subheaders and illustrations instead of presenting that information as a giant wall of text. The result is still mostly a giant wall of text, but one designed to appease regulators across the globe as they amp up scrutiny on how social media platforms inform consumers.
Meta Deputy Chief Privacy Officer Rob Sherman cited “more demand” from regulators and privacy laws seeking to ensure that privacy policies cover as much ground as possible. The company also made similar changes to its terms of service, …

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