1. Facebook introduces new Group Privacy settings  PhoneArena
  2. No, Facebook isn't getting rid of your secret group  Mashable
  3. Facebook wants to simplify privacy settings for groups  CNET
  4. Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings  Engadget
  5. Facebook's group privacy settings actually make sense now  The Next Web
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Facebook has announced changes to the privacy settings of Facebook groups that renames its Secret group option.It's just a name change.

No, Facebook isn't getting rid of your secret group

Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Groups will be "priv...Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Groups will be "priv...

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings

Facebook announced that it’s simplifying its group privacy settings, renaming its confusing closed and secret groups in favor of the more straightforward public and private settings, which can be set to visible and hidden.Closed and secret groups are being renamed to private visible and hidden groups.

Facebook is simplifying group privacy settings and adding admin tools for safety - The Verge

"Closed" or "secret" Facebook Groups will soon be a thing of the past."Closed" or "secret" Facebook Groups will soon be a thing of the past.

Facebook wants to simplify privacy settings for groups - CNET

“my galaxy brain theory on this: facebook sees public groups as a way to further mine user-to-user engagement data, which was previously largely inaccessible due to privacy settings on personal profiles https://t.co/uiYJ1lojvD”

Renan Borelli on Twitter: "my galaxy brain theory on this: facebook sees public groups as a way to further mine user-to-user engagement data, which was previously largely inaccessible due to privacy settings on personal profiles https://t.co/uiYJ1lojvD"

“Facebook wants to simplify privacy settings for groups - CNET https://t.co/rrUpQ7pNHX”

Tania Gonzalez on Twitter: "Facebook wants to simplify privacy settings for groups - CNET https://t.co/rrUpQ7pNHX"

“Facebook is simplifying its privacy settings for Groups https://t.co/6Bj0fORrx8”

Ryan Lytle on Twitter: "Facebook is simplifying its privacy settings for Groups https://t.co/6Bj0fORrx8"

In an attempt to make Groups easier to understand, Facebook announced the launch of a new simplified privacy model for the feature, public and private.In an attempt to make Groups easier to understand, Facebook announced the launch of a new simplified privacy model for the feature, public and private.

Facebook introduces new Group Privacy settings - PhoneArena

Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing it was still searchable, for instance. Instead there are now just two main […]

Facebook's group privacy settings actually make sense now

Facebook’s leadership made a pretty heavy-handed indication this year that it believes Facebook Groups are the future of the app. They announced all of this alongside their odd declaration that “The future is private.” Now, Facebook is changing the language describing the visibility of privacy of groups. As the Groups feature has come front-and-center in […]Facebook’s leadership made a pretty heavy-handed indication this year that it believes Facebook Groups are the future of the app. They announced all of this alongside their odd declaration that “The future is private.” Now, Facebook is changing the language describing the visibility of privacy of groups. As the Groups feature has come front-and-center in […]

‘Private’ and ‘hidden’ mean different things to Facebook – TechCrunch

Instead, users will have two options: public or private.Instead, users will have two options: public or private.

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Facebook has long faced criticism for doing little to curtail fringe organizations that trafficked in hate, organized violence or spread conspiracy theories using the groups function.Among other things, Facebook uses AI and machine learning to proactively identify and remove posts and groups that break the rules — even if the groups are private.