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Facebook Makes A Move To Stop Profile Picture Theft With A New Feature

By Kachi Ojieh Thursday, June 22, 2017
Facebook Makes A Move To Stop Profile Picture Theft With A New Feature
Profile pictures thieves wont like this as reports making rounds in the internet reveals that Facebook is bringing a new feature to prevent people from snipping or maliciously saving your profile picture without your consent.

Facebook announced the new tools in India which is still being tested. The feature will help users to be able to restrict downloads / access to their profile photo. If you live in India, then you are good to go as you might see an option to switch on "profile picture guard" when you surf through your News Feed. Don’t be surprised that this feature works like magic due to people being unable to save or screenshot your profile picture.

To see if the new "profile picture guard" feature is working, you can ask a friend to visit your Facebook page and try to snip or screenshot your profile photo and wait for what will happen. So sorry to say but the days of stealing people’s profile pics is about to come to an end and many won’t like this.

If you stay outside India, then you have to be patient until Facebook rolls out the feature to every other part of the world. The amazing thing is Facebook declared that it "hope[s] to expand to other countries soon."

For the latest technology news and mobile reviews, follow Techisbae on Twitter and Facebook.
Facebook Makes A Move To Stop Profile Picture Theft With A New Feature
Profile pictures thieves wont like this as reports making rounds in the internet reveals that Facebook is bringing a new feature to prevent people from snipping or maliciously saving your profile picture without your consent.

Facebook announced the new tools in India which is still being tested. The feature will help users to be able to restrict downloads / access to their profile photo. If you live in India, then you are good to go as you might see an option to switch on "profile picture guard" when you surf through your News Feed. Don’t be surprised that this feature works like magic due to people being unable to save or screenshot your profile picture.

To see if the new "profile picture guard" feature is working, you can ask a friend to visit your Facebook page and try to snip or screenshot your profile photo and wait for what will happen. So sorry to say but the days of stealing people’s profile pics is about to come to an end and many won’t like this.

If you stay outside India, then you have to be patient until Facebook rolls out the feature to every other part of the world. The amazing thing is Facebook declared that it "hope[s] to expand to other countries soon."

For the latest technology news and mobile reviews, follow Techisbae on Twitter and Facebook.

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"Tech Is Before Anything Else since 2017". Kachi Ojieh is the CEO and Founder of Tech Is Bae. An enthusiastic blogger with the heart to unify all tech lovers across the globe. Currently working to make sure readers keep coming back for more.

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