Facebook Mulling Privacy Changes Via Public Comments


Facebook's checkered relationship with privacy came to a head when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched an investigation of the social network. That probe resulted in a in which Facebook agreed to stop making deceptive claims about privacy and to obtain consumers' approval before it changes the way it shares their data.

The settlement also requires Facebook to obtain periodic assessments of its privacy practices by independent auditors over the next 20 years.

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