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Facebook’s Privacy Changes Get Mixed Reviews

After weeks of derision, Facebook finally unveiled a new, simpler privacy policy. The three big changes were: aggregating all privacy settings into one simple control; blocking unwanted visitors to your profile and others; and stopping third-party applications from sneaking into your personal information.