In an effort to win back its teenage audience, Facebook made a major change last week to its privacy policy, The Huffington Post reports. Teenagers have been rapidly abandoning the social network in favor of competitors such as Instagram and Snapchat.

Now, 13- to 17-year-old Facebook users have the ability to post their comments and photos publicly. Prior to this change, teenagers were restricted to sharing their posts with friends and friends-of-friends in an effort to protect this young generation from predators.

While I can't predict how these new privacy settings will affect Facebook's business, I am certain the change could negatively...

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