Facebook Ups Users Privacy Protections
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The social networking site Facebook has been dogged by privacy concerns almost since it was founded in a Harvard dorm room. Now the company has a new approach to protect user's privacy, as NPR's Laura Sydell reports.
LAURA SYDELL: Speaking after the press conference, Forrester Research analyst Ray Augie said the company made great strides in fixing privacy problems.
RAY AUGIE: There's always going to be some level of criticism, but no. I think that this is a really smart step for Facebook, and I think all three things they announced here today helps move the ball forward in terms of greater control and greater transparency.
SYDELL: Laura Sydell, NPR News, San Francisco.
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