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Users are increasingly finding that the vast array of privacy settings is difficult to not only manage, but to edit too.
Almost half (48 percent) surveyed by Which? Computing said that they struggled to keep track of all the security and privacy changes that have been made in the social network. Respondents changed most of their settings 'only twice', even though Facebook has issued a number of updates and fixes to its privacy platform. Many may find that their settings are still set to 'everyone' or 'public'.
If so many people are not changing their privacy settings, this alone could be why so many people's data is being harvested by socialbots or other socially-engineered attacks.
Mark Zuckerberg came under fire for encouraging others to post more information about their lives under the new 'Timeline' feature.