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Facebook Privacy Changes

Didn't Read Facebook's Fine Print? Here's Exactly What It Says

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology

So, like every other one of the world's 1.28 billion monthly Facebook users, you blindly agreed to Facebook's Terms and Conditions without reading the fine print.

Facebook's New Privacy Policy Comes Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.05.2013 | Technology

Try not to die of shock, but Facebook is in hot water over privacy concerns again. On Wednesday, six privacy groups sent a letter to the Federal Tr...

13 Million Facebook Users Have NEVER Touched Their Privacy Settings [INFOGRAPHIC] | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology

In the wake of this most recent feature rollout from the Facebook team, Consumer Reports Internet Privacy and Security Survey and the latest visual from Marketo are reporting that close to 13 million Facebook users have never touched their privacy settings.

Some Privacy Watchdogs Are Pretty Unhappy With Facebook Now

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two privacy advocacy groups urged Facebook Inc on Monday to withdraw proposed changes to ...

Facebook Wants To Nix Public Voting On Privacy Changes

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is proposing to end its practice of letting users vote on changes to its privacy policies, though it will continue to let u...

Facebook Forced To Let You Vote On Privacy Changes

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy. The previously announced change...

Monitor Kids On Facebook Without Being Their 'Friend' | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology

Parents fret all the time about protecting their kids on Facebook, but many of the products and services I’ve seen that aim to help are intrusive, a...

6 Simple Steps to Protect Your Facebook Privacy

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Howard Steven Friedman

In this digital age most of our personal information is already readily available. When in doubt always revert to rule #1: If you don't want the entire world to see something, then don't post it.

You Are Responsible for Your Own (Facebook) Privacy

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Howard Steven Friedman

Facebook users are expressing shock that the company is looking to monetize their personal information. These people are probably also staunch believers in the Tooth Fairy.

Facebook Faces Privacy Breach

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(AP/HUFFINGTON POST) NEW YORK -- The Wall Street Journal is reporting that 10 popular Facebook applications have been transmitting users' personal ide...

Visual Guide To Facebook's Privacy Changes (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook has been continually revamping its privacy policies, with the general trend being towards encouraging users to share more about themselves wi...

The Most Ridiculous Facebook Status Updates From Openbook (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Openbook, a site that highlights Facebook users' most incriminating public status updates, was created in response to Facebook's new, more permissive,...

Facebook Privacy Becomes Hot Issue In California Attorney General's Race

Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As Facebook's troubles with privacy issues continue to play out in the media, a new spotlight has been cast on California Attorney General candidate C...

Facebook Privacy Policy Revisions Proposed | About 4 Hours Ago Jennifer Van Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In keeping with a new tradition, Facebook is ready to alter its Privacy Policy and Statement of Rights yet again, but it's asking for user feedback be...

Facebook's Privacy Controls too Complicated? This Video Might Help

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

I don't think Facebook is evil or trying to find ways to misuse personal data, but I do think it has created a privacy regime that's simply too complicated for many people to understand.

A Day of Inaction: @FacebookProtest on June 6, 2010

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Ask somebody two weeks ago what they thought of Facebook's recent privacy and interface changes, and the response was, "What changes?" Ask someone tod...

Facebook Privacy Tips

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Over the past week, Facebook has been nudging its users – first gently, then firmly – to review and update their privacy ...

Facebook Privacy Changes Concerns Experts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

That didn't take long. Just 24 hours after Facebook began rolling out a privacy announcement and settings tool to its more than 350 million users, a n...

Facebook: Privacy Watchdog Files Complaint Against Site

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — A Washington-based privacy advocacy group and nine other organizations have filed a complaint against Facebook over the social networ...

Facebook Privacy Concerns: An Open Letter To Mark Zuckerberg

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

You haven't lost me yet, Mark. I can understand why you made some of the changes you did recently. But once a champion of privacy concerns online, your latest statements are alarming.

Facebook Privacy Control: Site

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology


Facebook Caves To Criticism: Lets Friends List Privacy Options

PC World Business Center | David Coursey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook's new privacy controls remain a work in progress a full 24 hours after release and months after they were announced. Responding to criticism ...