Steve Henn reports:
Writing a post about Facebook changing its privacy policies can feel like a fool’s errand.
Nearly everyone who has a pulse — and lives part of his life online — most likely knows how Facebook makes its money and understands why this service, which connects 1.1 billion people, is free.
But here we go again.
These changes — driven in part by a recent class-action settlement — are designed to allow Facebook to continue using images and information about its members, including minors, in so-called sponsored stories (ads) that appear on the site.
Read more on NPR.