NYT coverage of new Facebook terms of service

Implementing the settlement over its "Sponsoned Stories" program — to which Public Citizen objected in May and has now appealed this fall — Facebook has changed its privacy program to make more clear to users when it will use their images in advertising. As the Times put it, "If you post something on Facebook, let there be no doubt that it can end up as an ad shown to your friends and acquaintances." The Times notes that the FTC is investigating, and Sen. Markey of Massachusetts is promoting a bill to protect teenagers from being used in advertising.

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