Jack Vale conducted an experiment. He used Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites to find public information about users in his current location. Then, he decided to approach them people ...
A powerful lesson in this video: Be careful what you do online.
Erin Egan, Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook:
"Thank you for providing feedback on the changes we proposed recently to our Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. We proposed these changes because we thought we could improve the way we explain our policies. But your feedback was clear - we can do better - and it led to a number of clarifying edits, which we explain below. We encourage you to take a few minutes to review the edits. As always, we thank you for your participation in the process."
What is Facebook Graph Search? How can you retain your privacy and remain hidden from Facebook's new nosy feature? Read the article to find out!
When Graph Search was officially introduced earlier this year, many people started worrying about the negative impacts the new functionality could have.
Since then, Facebook has worked around its internal search engine to make more and more things discoverable, including public posts. The company recently got rid of the “Who can look up your Timeline by name?” setting and changed the default sharing setting for new accounts opened by teenagers.
Those recent decisions continue raising questions as to how safe sharing content on the giant social network truly is. The answer is: Nothing is safe on the Internet, unless you exercise caution. First, start with your privacy settings.
Megan Marrs has written an excellent article on the topic. She goes through the major areas to review to ensure that you can continue enjoying networking on Facebook.
"Duvamis is a social network based on the concept of anonymity and freedom of speech.
If this sounds like an interesting idea, continue reading. Duvamis Vice President, Peter Grechev took the time to answer my questions about the site."
Duvamis has a nice premise. Only time will tell if people will get on the bandwagon...