Facebook thinks that one way to make better products is through feedback from people who use them. That is why it has launched a new market research application, Viewpoints, which gives money to those who participate in programs such as tasks, surveys or testing of new products.
We will use these elements to improve products such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Portal and Oculus, and to benefit the community in general, refers the firm led by Mark Zuckerberg.
The social network has been questioned on multiple occasions by the handling of the personal data of its followers, especially since the Cambridge Analytica scandal was uncovered, perhaps that is why it makes it clear that, with this new platform, the user will have a clear point of Your information will be used before starting a program.
We will not sell your information in this app to third parties. Nor will we publicly share your Viewpoints activity on Facebook or other accounts that you have linked without your permission. And you can end your participation at any time, emphasize the company.
Payment for participating
Once an account is set up for Facebook Viewpoints, the user is invited to join the programs. When you complete one, you earn a certain amount of points; The technology refers to indicate how many points are required to receive a payment, which is made directly in the PayPal account of the participants.
Along with the launch of its app, Facebook presents its first survey, which seeks to understand how the use of social networks impacts people's well-being.
The information in this survey will help us build better products that aim to limit the negative impacts of social networks and improve benefits, he says.
Facebook Viewpoints can be used for over 18 years, it is only available for the United States and can be downloaded for both iOS and Android. The company expects to expand it to more territories next year.