A smaller update was made to the terminology of the controls. “Everyone” is now “public” to more accurately describe the posting behavior. If you make a post public and later change your mind you can adjust the settings through the inline controls at any time.
Similar to the way Twitter integrates locations with tweets, Facebook Places enthusiasts can now add locations to any post. The feature is no longer dependent on smartphone access and can be added directly from your web browser. Alternately you can also choose not to add a location at all.
With privacy being such a sensitive topic for Facebook it’s great to see it put more control into users’ hands. These changes will roll out to profiles over the next few days. You’ll be prompted to take a tour of all the new features once available to you, or you can read more about the improvements on Facebook’s blog.
Jennifer Beese: Jennifer Beese has worked as a community manager and social media strategist. When she’s not writing, you can find her studying anatomy and physiology—she literally has a skeleton in her closet—or under the stars with her telescope.