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Facebook Unveils Simpler Privacy Controls

SOCIAL NETWORKING

May 26, 2010

Facebook announced today its plans for simplified privacy settings, including giving users a single control for their content. "The net effect of that is that all applications are going to have restricted access to your personal information," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at a press conference on the new privacy settings. The conference came in the wake of international concerns about changes to the site's privacy policy and in the midst of social networking privacy becoming a topic of conversation around dinner tables and a focus for mainstream media and primetime television alike. "The number one thing we've heard," Zuckerberg said, "is that there just needs to be a simpler way to control your information."
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