The FTC announced today that it had settled a matter with Facebook related to its privacy practices. Among the allegations made by the FTC in the complaint were:
- In December 2009, Facebook changed its website so certain information that users may have designated as private – such as their Friends List – was made public. They didn’t warn users that this change was coming, or get their approval in advance.
- Facebook represented that third-party apps that users’ installed would have access only ...Continue Reading →