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    Facebook Releases Privacy Guide for New Users

    Nov 14, 2012
    According to the Washington Post, after receiving guidance from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s Office, which has oversight for Facebook’s services outside of the United States and Canada, Facebook has rolled out a tool for new users. According to the Washington Post, the tool gives users “specific instructions on Facebook’s default settings, sharing permissions, policies on data access, rules about apps, games and third-party websites, advertisements, photo tags and the way the site finds friends and connections for new users.” In a statement to the Washington Post, Facebook Chief Privacy Officer Erin Egan said the company is “committed to making sure people understand how to control what they share and with whom.”

    According to the Washington Post, after receiving guidance from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s Office, which has oversight for Facebook’s services outside of the United States and Canada, Facebook has rolled out a tool for new users. According to the Washington Post, the tool gives users “specific instructions on Facebook’s default settings, sharing permissions, policies on data access, rules about apps, games and third-party websites, advertisements, photo tags and the way the site finds friends and connections for new users.” In a statement to the Washington Post, Facebook Chief Privacy Officer Erin Egan said the company is “committed to making sure people understand how to control what they share and with whom.”

    More: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/facebook-releases-privacy-guide-for-new-users/2012/11/02/de6cecd8-2522-11e2-9313-3c7f59038d93_story.html

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