Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Facebook offers additional privacy features

Today, in what has been speculated to be phase one of significant announcements in the coming days, Facebook has revealed some important new features to increase user control over personal information. First, the company has unveiled a completely redesigned "groups" feature that allows you to more easily share information with smaller groups of friends, rather than all your "friends" or the world at large. The second is the ability to download the information that Facebook has about you. Read: Gawker: New Facebook Offers Cliques for Privacy, Techcrunch: This Was Just Phase One Of Facebook’s “Lockdown” — Redesign Still Coming and the Official Facebook Blog: Giving You More Control.

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