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Facebook’s New Publishing Program and Privacy Controls

July 01, 2009

Social Networking has amplified online privacy issues in every way. Facebook, a TRUSTe sealholder, announced today their new publishing and privacy program that opens users posts to the general public. This broadcast option is clearly a rational response to Twitter and its open publishing platform. From a privacy standpoint, Facebook has made a strong effort to put privacy first. In rolling out these new publishing settings, they’re giving their users control to decide if they want to broadcast to a bigger audience or maintain their status quo (which could be limited to friends or even individuals). Facebook is also taking … Continue reading Facebook’s New Publishing Program and Privacy Controls