“Simply put, many of you thought our controls were too complex. Our intention was to give you lots of granular controls; but that may not have been what many of you wanted. We just missed the mark,” Zuckerberg wrote.
In an effort to remedy the problems, Zuckerberg said that Facebook would be updating the site with simpler privacy controls and the option to turn off third-party services in the coming weeks. Zuckerberg concluded be reiterating Facebook’s core principles, which include giving users control of their personal information, never giving or selling information to advertisers and maintaining a free online community.
“We will keep building, we will keep listening and we will continue to have a dialogue with everyone who cares enough about Facebook to share their ideas,” Zuckerberg wrote.