Wed, May 26 2010 15:27
Facebook announces new privacy settings
Social-networking site Facebook has introduced a number of new
policies and settings amid growing concerns over how it uses members'
The website will allow users to completely opt out of the Facebook
platform, which will block any and all third parties from viewing their
data, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said at a news conference on
Wednesday at Facebook's Palo Alto, Calif., headquarters.
The option will be retroactive, he added, so users can continue to
use the site but wipe any information that may have previously been
shared with third parties.
Facebook will also simplify its privacy settings by allowing users to
decide who sees their information all on one page.
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