Facebook is making its privacy policy shorter and prettier, so you might actually read it


According to a Pew survey released yesterday, 91 percent of adult respondents said that consumers had "lost control over how personal information is collected and used by companies." Facebook, because of its size and the scope of the information released, is one of the prime places this data is collected. And through its multiple revisions, Facebook's data use policy has frequently been obfuscatory, confusing, or incomplete — an issue that was highlighted earlier this year when researchers revealed they had slightly manipulated the News Feed to test users' emotional responses. Today, it's updating that policy again, with an eye towards making it understandable. Continues at theverge.com