Facebook made a big announcement today, which includes more than a dozen privacy and tagging changes. They want to “make it easier to share posts, photos, tags and other content with exactly the people you want”. This follows their recent news regarding new mobile security features.
Since the company has been told by users that there needs to be some changes within the privacy features of Facebook, they have made many changes that are more visual and straightforward.
Here’s a list of the changes on your profile:
- Inline Profile Controls
- Profile Tag Review
- Content Tag Review
- View Profile As…
Here’s a list of the changes when you share:
- Inline controls
- Word Change: “Everyone” to “Public”
- Change Your Mind After You Post?
- Tag Who You’re With, or What You Want to Talk About
- Tag Locations in Posts
- Remove Tags or Content from Facebook
You can read about each change in detail on Facebook’s blog post here. Their ultimate goal with all of these changes are that “these new tools make it easier to share with exactly who you want, and that the resulting experience is a lot clearer and a lot more fun”.
With the changes listed above, do you feel your privacy on Facebook is more well protected?