"You have my commitment that we'll do all of these things, but in order to do them right it will take a little bit of time," he said. "We expect to complete this in the next few weeks. In the meantime, we've changed the terms back to what existed before the February 4th change, which was what most people asked us for and was the recommendation of the outside experts we consulted."
The incident marks the third time that Facebook has backed off changes after users voiced privacy concerns. The site's news feed and its Beacon advertising program drew criticism, which prompted the social networking site to increase privacy protections.