"Facebook is trying to become a bit more like the real world.
The company on Wednesday introduced a feature that allows users to interact with small groups of people, like their family, high school friends or colleagues.
The move is an effort to address a longstanding problem: Facebook friends often span a broad range of relationships that include relatives, classmates, casual professional acquaintances or jogging partners — and not everyone wants all of them to see his or her information.
With the new feature, called Groups, Facebook hopes to encourage users to upload more photos, videos and other information to the site while giving them new ways to control who sees what."
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