Back on Aug. 23rd, Facebook announced it was adding some improvements to privacy and how you post updates and photos to your Facebook account. Amount the updates (as shown above) is the ability to Mark WHO is with you, WHERE you are and HOW you want to share your updates (and photos and videos).
The sharing portion of the new update appears to be taken directly from the Google+ Service. Basically after you write your update, Click the Share button to determine WHO your going to share the update with.
Clicking on Custom when sharing will give you even more granular control such as allowing you to send the Update or Photo to a specific person(s) or Network. You can also restrict specific people from getting the update as well.
And if you go into your Privacy Settings, you can also set the defaults for all messages you share to save a little time.
Included in the updates is also a new interface for controlling how Tags Work on Facebook allowing you to control what happens when friends tag you or your content on Facebook. This is configured from the Privacy Settings Page.
In a later groovyPost, I’ll review each of these screens and give more in depth how-to review for each of these.
All in all, I view ALL the new updates as a VERY positive step and an obvious step by Facebook to stay relevant and competitive against it’s new chief rival, Google+.