Facebook changes privacy policy for teens

FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sepp Blatter says he will resign from his position amid corruption scandal and is promising to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Sepp Blatter says he will resign from his position amid corruption scandal and is promising to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

Facebook is changing its privacy policy for teenagers.

Users aged 13 to 17 will now be able to post items that can be seen by the public.

The move reverses the company's long-standing policy preventing teens from sharing photos and comments beyond friends of friends.

Facebook says the change will allow teens reach a larger audience.

Critics say it could lead to trouble for some minors.

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