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Facebook Launches New Help Center, Faces Criticism for Targeted Ads

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October 3, 2012

Facebook has redesigned its help center and dashboard to help users understand privacy settings, The Washington Post reports. Launched Tuesday, the center aims to help users manage their privacy settings and read about changes to the site, the report states. Meanwhile, the French data protection authority has said Facebook users’ privacy was not breached last week following concerns that private messages were being posted on public profiles. The site continues to face criticism for allowing marketers to target ads to consumers based on their web browsing activities or the phone and e-mail addresses they’ve listed on their profiles. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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