The privacy settings are moving toward individual post windows and profiles. Users are gaining the ability to approve tags of themselves in others’ posts and photos. All tags will include an attribution of the person who did the tagging. Places no longer require physical check-ins, so people can add locations to posts, even from the desktop. You don’t need to be friends with someone to tag them in a post or photo. You don’t have to like a brand to tag it in a post or photo. Facebook has changed the word “everyone” to “public” in privacy settings, for clarity. You can customize privacy, or visibility of information, on a post-by-post basis. Users can edit the visibility of individual bits of content anytime after they post. The changes don’t affect mobile users, at least not for now.
The major changes to Facebook’s privacy settings are clearly meant to bring it in line with G+. Some of these changes have been due for a looooong time. Hoo-rah