Facebook Making Status Sharing Custom For Different Profile Levels

Posted Jun 24, 2009

You know how sometimes you want to share links and status updates on Facebook, but don’t want to show it to all of your friends.  Facebook is adding the ability to make certain messages private through the use of the 5 tier networks.  Either you can share a link, photo, or status message with all of your friends, everyone, friends and networks, friends of friends, or a custom network.

Below is a screenshot of what the new feature looks like.  While status privacy is a nice feature, it seems like it is a minor add-on.  I don’t foresee myself manually selecting who I want to share stuff with and who I don’t.  However I am glad that they already had a similar privacy feature for photo albums.  There are certain photo albums I have that I don’t need some people seeing.

[via InsideFacebook]