Amid growing opposition to recent changes Facebook made just weeks ago to privacy settings, they have come out and
announced new changes coming immediately (as in today). Score one for the people (many of which are calling for everyone to delete their Facebook accounts and walk away). It remains to be seen if there will be a change of heart with those who hold that sentiment.
The popular social networking site, which boasts nearly 500 million users, has been under fire in the past few months for confusing privacy policies and technical glitches that exposed users’ private data.
Currently, Facebook has about 170 different privacy options that govern access to personal data users post online, including birth dates, e-mail addresses and employment information. Read the entire CNN Money story for more details.