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Facebook adds Tor support on Android app

Thursday 21 January 2016 | 10:35 CET | News
Facebook announced that users of its Android app can now privately browse the social network through the service Tor. The feature expands a collaboration that allowed Facebook users to directly access its site via Tor's browser on personal computers. Facebook said in a blog post that a "sizeable community" has grown around the feature launched in 2014 to allow users to access its site via Tor on PCs. That has prompted calls for additional Tor support, it added. Tor is used to hide computer IP addresses, typically by concealing the identity of an internet user. 

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: World
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