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Facebook is rolling out security feature for profile picture very soon

by Sadia Liaqat
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With an expansion in cybercrime, Facebook is finding a way to counteract episodes of online manhandle. Their most recent measure is presenting a tool in Pakistan keeping others from downloading profile pictures of different clients by including “a plan to the picture.”

“Profile pictures are an essential piece of building the network on Facebook on the grounds that they enable individuals to discover companions and make significant associations. Be that as it may, not every person feels safe including a profile picture,” said Nashwa Aly, Head of Policy, Facebook Middle East, and Africa.

The web-based life monster has completed research with individuals and security organizations finding that ladies in Pakistan have a tendency to be defenseless with regards to sharing their own photos via web-based networking media stage s. To help ensure them, Facebook’s new instrument won’t let anybody download profile pictures or offer it remotely.


On the off chance that you haven’t officially seen it, the feature is the blue circumscribed profile picture with a shield at the base. A year ago, a similar apparatus was tried in India.

“Insights from our Cyber Harassment Helpline, demonstrate that ladies are the most powerless with regards to online wellbeing in Pakistan. From counterfeit profiles to doctored pictures, ladies confront genuine dangers on the web,” said Nighat Dad, Digital Rights Foundation.

“Facebook’s new Profile Picture Guard is an extraordinary apparatus to enable ladies to recover their online space. It will give ladies a chance to take control of their characters on the web and help them to begin a bigger talk of countering on the web gendered provocation,” she additionally included.



The ‘profile picture watch’ won’t just impair the sharing or downloading of your profile picture choice yet in addition not let a man screen capture the profile picture on Android gadgets.

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