Facebook was among the more than 100 Internet companies that sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, urging it to reconsider the two-tiered Internet rules it is set to officially propose May 15.
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Even though Facebook’s privacy settings change often, a study by Carnegie Mellon University shows that more users are becoming better at keeping sensitive information off the social network. According to a study of more than 5,000 Facebook profiles, fewer users are making public information such as date of birth and political affiliation. However, confusion over Facebook’s privacy settings has led to an increase in posting of interests such as favorite movies, books, and music — as well as sharing to applications and advertisers.