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    Facebook overhauling its privacy settings

    Just seen that Facebook are introducing new privacy controls, much like those in Google+ where you can target posts to different groups. This is obviously a good thing, but I can't help but think it'll increase the complexity of the privacy settings again, but we'll see.

    BBC News - Facebook changes privacy options

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    I don't get this fuss, you have been able to make posts only visible etc to people and groups for at least 6 months if not longer so whats the fuss?

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    I don't get this fuss, you have been able to make posts only visible etc to people and groups for at least 6 months if not longer so whats the fuss?
    Makes it easier. Currently it is a Faff (TM).

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    I don't get this fuss, you have been able to make posts only visible etc to people and groups for at least 6 months if not longer so whats the fuss?
    I agree, and I don't think it is all that difficult either. I have never found the privacy settings complicated to understand!

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    The bigger problem is that they keep fiddling, and each fiddle opens the user (esp. the non-IT literate) to some new hole.

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