"Instead, the focus would be on producing general insights that would help medical professionals take social connectedness into account as they develop treatment or intervention programmes for their patients", a Facebook spokesperson was quoted as saying.
However, the revelation that Facebook had been secretly deleting the messages has sparked uproar among users, many of whom are still reeling following the privacy scandal involving British firm Cambridge Analytica.
Until the forthcoming feature is ready for prime time, Facebook promises executives will no longer have the privilege of unsending Messenger messages.
And now, Professor of Law, Maureen Mapp told Money Control that anyone who has been breached could be entitled to thousand of Euro in compensation.
In addition, the users could call off their applications synced with Facebook and also the third-party access to their applications totally. It's all about cash money on this week's #GirlsWithGoals Listen in on your iPhone or Android now. Lots of users are viewing that move as a breach of trust. That issue will see Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying in front of Congress.
"But I think we got the balance wrong", she said. We started testing the authorisation process this week, and people will begin seeing the label and additional information in the U.S. later this spring, it said. "People are sharing data with Facebook", she said. By increasing transparency around ads and Pages on Facebook, we can increase accountability for advertisers improving our service for everyone, Facebook said.
Facebook has been facing significant user backlash over the last few months mostly due to the Cambridge Analytica fiasco that saw data on millions of Facebook users stolen.
Users who manage large pages on the site will also have to undergo more stringent verification measures in a bid to prevent fake profiles from running pages that spread inciting or false content.