Facebook Adds Extra Privacy Settings

Facebook has announced plans to clarify its security procedure and make it clearer to users what information will be shared.

In a recent blog post, the company announced that a number of modifications to the current privacy settings on the site.

According to the deputy general counsel for facebook, Michael Richter, Facebook is looking at the possibility of working with "partner web sites" to offer a more "personalised experience".

"As we evolve our platform, our goal is to give you more ways to connect and share with your friends, not just on Facebook but around the web," he said.

"After feedback from many of you, we announced in August that we were moving toward a model that gives you clearer controls over what data is shared with applications and web sites when you choose to use them."

The announcement of these new user controls were all done in the spirit of openness, according to Richter. He said that this kind of transparency is what sets facebook apart from its competitors

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