The social networking site places new privacy controls on third party applications.
San Francisco (WiredPRNews.com) – Facebook has made changes to its site, allowing users to have more control over items viewed from third party programs. As reported by AFP, the site is extending previously launched content sharing tools to applications created by other developers for users.
Facebook engineer Ray He is quoted by AFP as stating of the changes, “Maybe you don’t want all of your friends to see the humorous greeting card you just posted from an application… Now, you can set that post to be viewable only by certain friends.”
He is further quoted as stating in a blog post, “There are now granular privacy options that enable you to personalize the audience for each piece of content you share through applications… These new controls give you the power to determine who sees the content you post to Facebook through any third-party application.”
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