Facebook Clarifies App Privacy Policy In New Code

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. changed its user agreement Thursday to clarify that users should not expect their personal information to remain private from apps used by their friends on the site, even if the users themselves do not have the app.

The social networking giant announced it was updating its statement of rights and responsibilities for the first time since April. 

Under the previous version of the agreement, the content-sharing section specified that apps could access a user's information "when you [the user] use an application." The new...
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