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Facebook shift steps up privacy for new users

22
May
2014

Facebook on Thursday unveiled a change to its privacy policy aimed at limiting the data shared by new users who may be unfamiliar with the huge social network. The shift means that new users posting on Facebook will share data only with friends, not the general public, unless they change privacy settings. The tweak is the latest effort by Facebook to respond to concerns about privacy, following criticism over its data mining practices for marketing purposes. While some people want to post to everyone, others have told us that they are more comfortable sharing with a smaller group, like just their friends, Facebook said in a blog post.

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