Facebook wants to tell you a story about privacy

Facebook in full privacy reassurance mode

Facebook is trying out new tactics to persuade users to opt in to ad tracking and reassure them it respects their privacy.

In the next round of its on-going wrestling match with Apple, Facebook is testing a prompt on its mobile app for iPhone & iPad users that offers personalized ads as the reason to grant permission for Facebook to track them on iOS.  Meanwhile, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is featuring reassuring messages about its privacy practices in its Status notes. They have not specified whether these are fiction or non-fiction.

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