Facebook extends privacy controls to mobile
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 06/08/2010 00:57
Facebook has extended its privacy controls to mobile devices, meaning anyone can control what information is publicly seen about them on the site, while on the move.
In May 2010, as a response to international criticism of Facebook's increasingly complex privacy toolset, it amended its privacy controls, making them 'simpler' to use.
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Facebook Privacy Controls Go Mobile
In the face of rising concern and scrutiny about privacy issues, Facebook will make some of its privacy controls available from any mobile device through m.facebook.com, the company announced Wednesday.
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