Facebook updates data use policy to give more info
May 11, 2012 at 4:05 PM HST - Updated June 26 at 10:05 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook is updating its data use policy in an attempt to give users more clarity on how the information they share is used by the company. The move comes a week ahead of its expected initial public offering of stock.
Facebook Inc. said Friday that the changes are in response to an audit by Irish data-protection authorities last year.
Facebook's international headquarters are based in Dublin, Ireland, a member of the European Union. This means the company is required to comply with European data privacy laws.
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