Facebook has introduced new tools in India that can be protected from downloading and sharing profile pictures. This step can reduce the misuse of photos. With the help of profile picture on Facebook, people find each other and connect with each other. Nonetheless, not everyone applying a profile picture as safe. Facebook researchers found that some women do not consider securing their profile pictures in which their face is visible because they fear that their photograph may misuse them.
New tools have been developed in association with help of many organizations, including the New Delhi-based Center for Social Research and Planning. Facebook’s product manager, Aarti Soman, said, “We are launching new tools which will give people more control in the context of who can download and share profile pictures in India.”
“With it we are also exploring the way through which people can easily add design to their profile picture. Our research has found it helpful in preventing misuse. “She said,” On the basis of experience found in India, we will start it soon in other countries. “People using Facebook after the addition of new tools The profile picture will not be able to download, share and send to another place. Soman said that those who are not your friends on Facebook will not be able to tag you with anything. In India people will get step-by-step information for activating it on their Facebook.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan praised the launch of a new tool in India to protect the profile picture of its users from the social networking site Facebook and said that it will ensure the online safety of women. In a Facebook post, Vijayan said that he appreciates Facebook’s “great initiative” towards ensuring the online safety of women especially in India.
Vijayan has been quite active on Facebook since taking over as the Chief Minister last year. In one of his Facebook posts, he wrote, “I specifically want to mention the words of Facebook-COO Sheryl Sandberg – we must definitely do everything possible to ensure women’s online and offline safety, because when you are Take care of women then you take care of society, “he said,” I hope other social media companies and Internet service providers They will also work in this direction. “The Chief Minister assured all possible help from the Kerala government for this.