October 7th, 2010, 21:03 PM
Facebook takes on privacy with new tools
After taking a beating from users over privacy issues this year, Facebook got the message and gave users more control over their information.
On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced several new tools for the social networking site, including one designed to enable users to download any of their information from the site. Another new tool is a dashboard that allows users to monitor what applications they've used on Facebook and delete them more easily.
The new feature that's received the most attention is Facebook Groups, which lets users break up their friends into subgroups. For example, an employee who might not want his boss to see an update about a job interview can make that post available for only a few online friends to see.
Full story: Computerworld