Wait people put stuff on Facebook they don’t want the whole world to see? Why the hell would you ever do something like that? That’s like putting all your important documents in a box on a street corner and expecting them to stay safe.
The most insidious part of Facebook’s scheme to expose user data has been how the company framed them, claiming to want to enhance privacy. In an open letter to his 350 million+ users, CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed he believed the old privacy framework was “no longer the best way for you to control your privacy,” and that the new system would give people “even more control of their information.” It would be “simpler” and finer-grained.