Thursday, December 03, 2009

Facebook tops 350 million users, tightens privacy

Facebook is enhancing privacy controls and eliminating its regional framework for online communities as the Internet's most popular social networking service tops 350 million users.

AFP reports:
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the changes and the milestone in a blog post late Tuesday, saying new privacy features will let users determine who gets to see pictures, comments, videos and other material in profiles. "We're adding something that many of you have asked for -- the ability to control who sees each individual piece of content you create or upload," Zuckerberg said. "To make this possible, we have focused on giving you the tools you need to share and control your information." READ MORE