Facebook refines its privacy policy

From Rory Cellan-Jones

Facebook has unveiled what it says is a new policy on privacy. The press release says the aim is to give users more control over the information they choose to share. It goes on to explain that the two main features are “a standardized privacy interface across the site and new privacy options.”

Is that perfectly clear? Well, not entirely. What is a “standardized privacy interface” when it’s at home? The 75% of users who never bother to change their default privacy settings probably won’t care. But read on, and it seems the main change is the ability to differentiate between different groups of friends – and give them different levels of access to your information….