INFOGRAPHIC: The History Of Facebook's Default Privacy Settings

2010 Privacy SettingsWe all know that Facebook has been making privacy changes over the past few years which supposedly reflects society’s trends toward becoming more open. A new infographic produced by Matt McKeon effectively illustrates how Facebook has steadily decreased the default privacy settings of users’ profiles to be more open. The latest settings are surprisingly open and looking at the image below should make you wonder why Facebook is making profiles increasingly open.

We’ve remixed Matt McKeon’s original animation (which can be found here) to produce the following image:
Facebook Privacy History Infographic

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