Facebook makes changes after privacy complaints

Facebook has officially updated its policies with Beacon. The tool is still around and it’s still tracking your web usage on partner sites, but users will now have to OK a request to publish off-Facebook info to their Facebook feeds before anyone else sees it. If a user doesn’t explicitly grant request or ignores it, then it will not be published. Facebook also says that notifications on the main page of the site will also be visible so that users can better spot and understand what’s going on, according to a statement sent to allfacebook. (story)


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