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Facebook Privacy Back in the News

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May 7, 2012

As Facebook prepares to take its stock public this month, "user privacy will have to be a major consideration for potential investors," The Washington Post reports. The company said in its recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing that changes in user sentiment about its "privacy and sharing," could have a negative impact. POLITICO reports on actions the company has taken in order to navigate through privacy issues. Meanwhile, a survey recently found that users are concerned with the site's "Timeline" feature, which automatically opts users in, and privacy concerns have been raised about the newest version of Facebook Messenger. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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