Nervous Facebook CEO Claims People Are Overreacting To Privacy Changes

Business Insider says that the usually calm and collected Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg “seemed to melt on stage,” while answering questions from industry insiders at the All Things D Conference. They also report that Mr. Zuckerberg told the crowd that he doesn’t believe in giving users the choice to “opt-in” to privacy changes because back when Facebook introduced the “news feed” everyone freaked out — but it turned out OK in the end.

This attitude isn’t exactly engendering optimism among Facebook’s critics.

What do you think? Are the recent changes just like the news feed? Or are they more like the “Beacon” snafu?


Zuckerberg’s Meltdown: Your 10 Essential Takeaways [Business Insider via BuzzFeed]