Facebook Updates Privacy Controls: Streamlines Inline Privacy Control

“New: Control privacy inline – when you post or after.”

With Google’s new Google+ network Facebook has been forced to look at their privacy setting and tools again. Their reaction has been to update how you can control your privacy settings. Below is a quick pictorial tour of how the new tool works.

Facebook Privacy controls

 

Who you’re  hanging out with:  I suspect this is a reaction to circles and hangouts from Google+

Facebook privacy controls - who you're with

 

Add a location to your posts: This is similar to Twitter as well Google+.

Facebook privacy controls - location

Custom privacy controls: This is not new, but now you can change individual post settings after you post and the wording is changed slightly.

Facebook privacy controls - custom controls

Over all the improvements give you more control and make it easier for the typical user to control who sees their posts.

How do you use Facebook’s  privacy controls?

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