Source: Facebook's New Privacy and Sharing Controls Explained
Facebook just rolled out new privacy controls for the things you share. Similar to Google+, Facebook is allowing users to share posts and photos with certain groups or lists of people and making it a whole lot easier to manage your photos and content. Find out more about each of the changes (which should be rolled out over the next few days) in this slideshow guide.
- Privacy Settings on Your Homepage: Instead of fishing around in the "Settings" menu, you can now control who sees what part of your profile on your actual profile page. Items like favorite music, education, employer, and other sections will have inline controls so you can set "Friends," "Public," or "Custom" privacy settings for each item.
- View Profile As: You can see how your profile looks to other friends, friends of friends, and strangers just by clicking a button on your profile page.
- Privacy Controls on Status Updates: In a very