Recently, Facebook has been doing a lot of effort to fight fake accounts and news, prevent abuse content, and maintain the users’ data security while using Facebook, in order to ensure a safe environment on Facebook.
Hence, 2 days ago, Facebook announced on its official blog the launch of Page publishing authorization, which is considered to be one of Facebook’s latest efforts to provide authenticity and transparency on its platform and maintaining its privacy policies.
The Page publishing authorization is a new feature, which regulates people who manage a Page with a large audience in the US.
As said by Facebook:
“Pages give businesses, causes and communities the ability to connect with people around the world.”
According to the Facebook new features, there will be some new requirements for people who manage Pages with a large US audience, which are:
In addition to Page publishing authorization, Facebook is adding two new features alongside, which are primary country location and Page merge details to the Page Info tab, that’s launched in June.
According to these two new features, normal Facebook users are able to see more details in the Info and Ads section of Pages, such as:
As commented by Facebook:
“Our goal is to prevent organizations and individuals from creating accounts that mislead people about who they are or what they’re doing.”
Facebook pointed out that Instagram will also bring similar updates to its platform, which will enable people to explore more details about accounts with large audiences.
In the end, it should be mentioned that these new features are not the only Facebook effort regarding transparency. In April, Facebook announced plans to provide transparency and in June, they launched some new features to ensure secure and safe connections and bringing more Transparency to Ads and Pages, such as “View Active Ads” and “More Page Information”.