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Facebook CEO: Site Gives Users Control

SOCIAL NETWORKING

June 4, 2010

Facebook is doing a "reasonable job" of giving its users control when it comes to sharing their personal information on the Web, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. Based on Zuckerberg's interview, indications are that Facebook will continue to require users to opt out of sharing personal information. "It's never been by default just your friends...It's always been the community around you," Zuckerberg said, adding, "The big feedback we got that really resonated with me is that over time the privacy settings have just become too complex." Zuckerberg suggested that privacy concerns currently centering on the social networking site will eventually pass. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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