Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing regarding the company's use and protection of user data on Capitol Hill in Washington, US on April 11. On Monday, the site announced that it was to allow users to scrub data collected by apps. Photo: Reuters

Wash your Facebook! New ‘clear history’ tool will allow users to scrub the site of data collected by apps

The tool will allow users to see which websites and apps send Facebook their data, and then give the option to delete it – but it could take months to build, the site has warned

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing regarding the company's use and protection of user data on Capitol Hill in Washington, US on April 11. On Monday, the site announced that it was to allow users to scrub data collected by apps. Photo: Reuters
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