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Facebook CEO admits data margins – and praised improvement

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Facebook war zuletzt unter schwere Kritik geraten. Nachdem Vorwürfe laut wurden, Facebook gehe zu lax mit persönlichen Daten um, sollen mehr Nutzer einen Ausstieg erwogen haben.  Quelle: dpa

Facebook has recently come under heavy criticism. After allegations were raised, Facebook would treat with personal data, more users should have considered an exit. Source: AP

WASHINGTON HB / HAMBURG. Facebook has built up the management of private data on small scale, "it was not what many of you wanted." In the coming weeks, the check is easier on privacy.

At the same reiterated Zuckerberg, Facebook that any information without the permission of the user in making available, personal information not be passed on to advertisers and sell to anyone. With Facebook, users can create profiles and exchange messages, pictures or videos with each other. They may decide in principle whether their information is visible for all or only unlocked their friends. The network is growing quickly and now moves on to the mark of 500 million members.

Facebook has recently come under heavy criticism. After allegations were raised, Facebook would treat with personal data, more users should have considered an exit. are numbers that did not, however.

Even Zuckerberg admitted members felt confused by the privacy settings, and would find it not transparent enough. They were in good company: According to U.S. media reports also the founder himself made earlier this year, some private pictures for all to see by accident, after Facebook had changed the rules. This was because that was proposed in the revision complete openness as the default setting.

Zuckerberg was the adaptation of the privacy settings previously defended so that users wanted as a "social norm" to make more information publicly accessible. New trouble was there for the weekend, as the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook had been in some cases advertisers the ability to recognize which users click on their advertising.

Zuckerberg made no further details on Monday, will look like the new privacy settings. He wrote only that there should be easy to switch off in the Facebook platform integrated services from other providers. This is a particularly controversial point, in which many people fear an unwanted disclosure of their personal data. The "Financial Times" that there should be three basic options for information: Shown to all, visible for friends only, visible to friends of friends.