Facebook Privacy Policy : Expansion Over The Years

There has been a lot of discussion over Facebook’s controversial privacy policy. This has generated a huge debate and according to some, users have been deleting accounts because Facebook is no longer a private network as it once was.
So, if the expansiveness of the Facebook privacy policy is any indicator of how the website […]

There has been a lot of discussion over Facebook’s controversial privacy policy. This has generated a huge debate and according to some, users have been deleting accounts because Facebook is no longer a private network as it once was.

So, if the expansiveness of the Facebook privacy policy is any indicator of how the website has been moving on this front, here is some food for thought – The number of words in Facebook’s privacy policy over the years

2005 : 1,004 words
2006 : 2,313 words
2007 : 3,067 words
Nov. 2009 : 5,314 words
Dec. 2009 : 5.443 words
2010 : 5,830 words

[via Data Viz]