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Facebook gets a facelift

Monday, December 06, 2010 - 01:41

Dec 06 - Facebook's new revamped profile pages put more user information front and center, raising new questions about how much users want to reveal. Bobbi Rebell reports.

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-- that is giving itself a bit of a facelift unveiling new profile pages that the photos front and center. And highlighting important friends. The new design also goes into much more DT on about users jobs and backgrounds right on the main page gone -- -- familiar tabs. Evan -- right -- of the cyber cafe in Manhattan like the new formats. I think his -- and you know I think I would say that. In any medium like this you have to -- you should think about privacy and you should look at the controls that are available but in general once you've done all. It's fantastic because it's it's making it easier to use. The new -- is expected to appeal to advertisers who may now be able to get even more data about users. But the reality is that changes are largely cosmetic. Users' information is just presented in the new way but the privacy settings remain the same. CNET dot com's Caroline McCarthy says it will be interesting to see how users react. There's something. It it certainly encourages more sharing it puts photographs of you right up at the top of your profile so it feels much more personal. And so I think as a result some members may have instinct to say hey wait there's a lot here and I'm putting on his website. There will -- will take place over the next year giving members plenty of time to decide if they're ready for a new book for the new year. Bobbi -- Reuters.

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Facebook gets a facelift

Monday, December 06, 2010 - 01:41