Facebook will be making some changes to the way its users control who can see their information within the next few weeks, which include changes to the privacy pages and networks.
…as Facebook has grown, some of these regional networks now have millions of members and we’ve concluded that this is no longer the best way for you to control your privacy.
The first plans for Facebook’s new privacy system is to remove regional networks. As Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg notes, networks worked well for privacy before the site had millions of users; in the beginning the user base was mainly students, so each school had its own network. From then, networks have expanded to engulf entire regions in some cases. The vastness of these networks makes them unusable from the standpoint of using networks to control privacy.
In addition to the removal of regional networks, a new set of privacy controls will be introduced which, ac...