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Facebook’s Proposed Privacy Changes Don’t Include Ad Opt-Out

September 3, 2013

Facebook’s newest proposed privacy changes maintain the company’s ability to sell user information to advertisers. The changes are largely in response to a $20 million settlement approved by a federal judge last month in a case brought against Facebook’s “Sponsored Stories,” which featured user names and photos in product endorsements. Under the proposed rule changes users, including minors, have more control over whether advertisers can see their information, but cannot entirely opt out.

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