Facebook has long wanted its users to post content — links, opinions, pictures and other data — on their Facebook pages with minimal effort, or “friction,” as company executives call it. The settlement with the F.T.C. will undoubtedly require it to introduce more such friction.
F.T.C. Settles Privacy Issue at Facebook – NYTimes.com – including independent privacy audits every 2 years for the next 20 years (if they survive that long…).