Facebook will introduce 'clear history' tool this year

Which will affect the company’s ability to target advertisements


Reuters February 27, 2019
The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen in Menlo Park, California, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook will introduce a tool allowing users to clear their browsing history this year, which will affect the company’s ability to target advertisements, Chief Financial Officer David Wehner told an investment conference on Tuesday.

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Facebook announced plans for a “Clear History” product last year, but technical challenges have delayed its implementation.

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