Facebook’s Android app levels up privacy features with Tor support

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Privacy conscious Android users now have a new, extra secure, way to use Facebook

 

Facebook’s Android app now supports browsing via Tor, the social network announced Tuesday. The feature, which is still in an experimental stage, allows you to encrypt your browsing activity while using Facebook’s Android app.

 

 

Facebook first rolled out support for Tor in 2014, but it only supported the feature via browser. With Tuesday’s update, you can now use Tor directly from the Android app

 

Tor is a tool that anonymizes your Internet activity so websites aren’t able to track what you’re doing. It’s also used to access blocked websites and services in countries where the Internet is censored. While most Facebook users likely won’t need the extra security Tor offers, it’s particularly useful for activists and others who are concerned about privacy and Internet censorship Read more…

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