Facebook changes privacy settings

Facebook has updated its privacy settings to allow users greater control over the content they put on the site.The updates include new privacy shortcuts, more accessible information about where content will appear and new ways of removing tags from photos.The firms says that the changes are part of its drive to help users manage content on the site.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20693203Also see:Facebook to improve privacy controls over public visibility
Facebook is to make sweeping changes to its privacy controls, making them easier to find and offering people the means to review every publicly available picture of them on the site.The move follows repeated criticism that the site made it too hard to keep information private, and kept shifting default settings to open up more data.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/dec/12/facebook-improve-privacy-controls-pictures-publicFacebook Changes Privacy Settings, Again
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Facebook is making changes to its privacy settings.First, it is improving some privacy protections. The company is adding a new top-level control, called Privacy Shortcuts, that will allow people to quickly change who can see their “stuff” (as Facebook calls it) and who can contact them through the Web site. The shortcut will also feature a one-button link to block someone on Facebook.
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/12/facebook-changes-privacy-settings-again/Facebook privacy settings get reworked once again
Get ready — Facebook is making changes to how users access its privacy settings, again. The social network hopes this latest overhaul will make the now bloated process easier to understand, according to a blog post today from Sam Lessin, a director of product for Facebook.The changes, which come a day after Facebook implemented its new privacy polices, are mainly cosmetic. Facebook is not changing what settings you can set, except for the option to block searches of your profile within the social network. The network has already begun phasing out this feature and soon it will be removed from everyone’s profiles.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57558642-93/facebook-privacy-settings-get-reworked-once-again/

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