News Summary: Facebook vote on privacy changes

Associated Press
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, a magnifying glass is posed over a monitor displaying a Facebook page in Munich. Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy beginning on Friday, June 1, 2012. This is the second time Facebook let users vote on policy changes. The first time was in 2009 when Facebook was a much smaller, privately held company with about 200 million users (AP Photo/dapd, Joerg Koch)
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YOU CHOOSE: Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy.

ABOUT THE CHANGES: There are new sections explaining how it uses people's information. The updates also reflect recently added features such as a new profile format called Timeline.

WHAT NOW: The voting period starts Friday and runs through next week. This is the second time Facebook Inc. is letting users vote on policy changes, but it may be the last time. Facebook says it is still interested in getting user feedback on its policies, but it is reviewing how best to do so.

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