- First, it should be easy to understand, even when the concepts are complicated, or it is of no use to anyone.
- Second, it should be visual and interactive, because that's the way people use the web today.
- And third, it should focus on the questions people who use Facebook are most likely to ask, because that makes it relevant.
In a statement, the company said many websites'; privacy policies are challenging for people to understand because they are often written for regulators and privacy advocates, not the majority of people who actually use those websites. We agree that privacy policies can and should be more easily understood, and that inspired us to try something different.
Finally, we've tried not to change the substance of the policy but, in our effort to simplify, we've added some new things that were elsewhere on the site (like our help center) and have made some other concepts clearer. You can see some comparison visuals here and an overview of the concepts here,” Facebook said.