During the voting session, 544,642 users voted against and 75,539 users voted in favor of Facebook’s proposal. Facebook announced that the company needs 299.4 million more votes against the proposal by December 10, 2012 12:00 pm (PST) in order to block the implementation of the new version of Facebook’s Statement Of Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) and Data Use Policy. Otherwise, Facebook users will lose the ability to vote on future changes, and their data will be intermingled with Instagram (Instagram is a free photo-sharing social network that enables users to share photos with other Instagram users who are connected to a variety of social networking services).
The poll has finished. Out of more than 1 billion active users, total 668,872 Facebook users voted. Among them, 589,141 users recommended Facebook to keep their existing of SRR and Data Use Policy. On the other side, only 79, 731 users voted for Facebook’s proposal.
Now the game is over. Facebook users has lost the ability to vote on future changes. That means, users’ data is going to be intermingled with Instagram and users have no right to raise any objection in future on how the company handles its users’ personal information.
Facebook said Tuesday, December 11 that it had already adopted the policy changes. From now on we recommend Facebook users to read the full Statement of Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) and Data Use Policy of Facebook.