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MySpace Launches Simplified Privacy Settings

SOCIAL NETWORKING

May 18, 2010

MySpace has announced it has created simplified privacy settings for user information, The Wall Street Journal reports. The new controls include giving users the option of selecting one privacy setting for all their information as well as choosing whether to make their profile public to friends only, to all users over the age of 18 or to everyone. MySpace users also have the ability to block the sharing of their information with other Web sites or third-party applications, the report states. In disclosing the company's new policies, MySpace Co-President Mike Jones said, "we want to get out and state a clear position so that our users understand that we take privacy very seriously." (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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