“In your web browser, you have a simple way to clear your cookies and history. The idea is a lot of sites need cookies to work, but you should still be able to flush your history whenever you want,” Mark Zuckerberg said back in 2018, “We’re building a version of this for Facebook too. It will be a simple control to clear your browsing history on Facebook — what you’ve clicked on, websites you’ve visited, and so on.”
In simpler terms, if your Facebook ads are getting too close to home — the firm would provide a reset button.
The first quarter of 2019 is nearing its end, and while Facebook still hasn’t launched this feature, it’s about to.
According to a report from CNBC, the firm will be launching the feature this year. The announcement was made by CFO David Wehner Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference 2019 in San Francisco.
Facebook has come under fire for multiple privacy violations over the past year and has managed to blunder into one of the highest fines ever handed down to a tech company in the US.