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Facebook Steps Up Efforts to Teach Privacy Tools

Facebook is pushing forward with its privacy policy education effort for users, today announcing enhancements for new Facebookers.

Those who are still not members of the popular social network but want to join will be greeted with more prominent and detailed educational privacy information upon sign-up.

"At Facebook, we're committed to making sure people understand how to control what they share and with whom," Chief Privacy Officer Erin Egan said in a statement. "We appreciate the guidance we've received from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s Office as we strive to highlight the many resources and tools we offer to help people control their information on Facebook."

Source: PC Magazine. Read full article. (link)

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