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 Friday, 24 April 2009

Following earlier reports of users not being able to delete their personal information, Facebook has now allowed voters to decide on the best way to proceed. In reviewing their policies with users, the popular social networking site has agreed to allow its users greater control of their personal data.

After a vote, 75% of responders were in favour of these proposed changes, which will allow users to own their own information and also have the right to remove it if they so choose.

Founder, Mark Zuckerberg explained that the networking site was aiming for a more "...transparent and democratic approach"

(Source: Telegraph)

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