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One of those changes would make it possible for Facebook to send your name, photo, friend list and any public information about you and your friends to preapproved third-party Web sites. Richter said the idea is you would get a more personalized experience when visiting the select sites. Users would also be able to opt out of specific Web sites, or from the feature altogether. But take note: opt out means that if this feature is implemented, it will be enabled by default.
The good news is the policy states logging out of Facebook before visiting other sites will prevent them from being able to access your information, regardless of your privacy settings.
Richter also noted a small change in the terminology of the location feature. Instead of adding a location to something you post on Facebook, you can attach it to a place that would essentially be a Page for a company, restaurant, or other service. Richter said more details, including privacy controls, will be added as Facebook finalizes the product.
With the most recent post, Facebook is describing its plans and requesting comment. However, remember -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says privacy is so 20th century.
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