Facebook’s blue dinosaur is ready to help fix your privacy settings

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Facebook has garnered a reputation for hopelessly complicated privacy settings, and now, a decade into its existence, the company’s turning to a cute blue dinosaur to educate its users. It’s called Privacy Checkup, and all users will see it over the coming weeks. It takes just a minute or two to complete, and it runs you through the basics: who can see your posts, which apps have access to your account, and who can view your profile information. And, of course, you get to do it all with a charming little dino by your side.

Details on Privacy Checkup were first revealed this past March when Facebook tested the feature with a smaller group of users — now everyone can see it. Privacy advocates will be quick to notice that the steps do not…

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