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Facebook: It's Vital to "Disrupt Things"

SOCIAL NETWORKING

June 4, 2010

In an Ottawa Citizen report, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends changes to the service that have provoked privacy concerns, saying that it is in the best interest of the company and the industry to "disrupt things." Zuckerberg has also suggested that his company is doing a "reasonable job" of giving its users the ability to control their privacy on the social networking site. Based on a recent interview with Zuckerberg, 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."
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