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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 Delays Controversial Changes

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2013 | Technology

After six privacy groups raised concerns about proposed revisions to Facebook's privacy policy, the world's largest social network said it would hold ...

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...

Why We Post Nothing -- Nothing -- About Our Kid Online

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 09.05.2013 | Parents

Written By Amy Webb For Slate I vividly remember the Facebook post. It was my friend’s 5-year-old daughter “Kate,” (a pseudonym) standing ou...

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.

Why Graph Search Could Be Facebook's Largest Privacy Invasion Ever

Ari Melber | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology
Ari Melber

Here is one iron law of the Internet: a social network's emphasis on monetizing its product is directly proportional to its users' loss of privacy. Facebook's latest program, Graph Search, may be the company's largest privacy infraction ever.

UH-OH: Facebook Has A Bug

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.04.2012 | Technology

Facebook is experiencing a bug -- but it's not quite the privacy breech that's been previously reported by multiple news sources. Here's what's going ...

Art or Pornography? You Should Decide -- Not Facebook

Jennifer Nix | Posted 06.22.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Nix

This week I learned of something I find egregious: Facebook now claims the authority to determine what does and does not constitute art.

Why My Husband Left Facebook

Theresa Payton | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
Theresa Payton

With the new direction of Facebook and the new privacy policy about to come out, where do you stand? Will you use Facebook less or more? Will you delete your account?

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...

Facebook Is Not Your Friend

Rory O'Connor | Posted 06.15.2012 | Technology
Rory O'Connor

Mark Zuckerberg may think that Facebook's recurrent privacy flaps haven't much affected the sometimes anti-social social network, but they represent a huge potential threat to what he has built.

Facebook Privacy Policy Update Causes Alarm, Confusion

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.24.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook has taken steps in recent days to address more worries about privacy, warning employers not to ask prospective employees for...

Data Privacy Day -- Version 2012

Christopher Burgess | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

As we celebrate Data Privacy Day, we bear witness to a number of new privacy policies which are being presented, dare one say thrust, upon user populations for major online social networks.

Regulators Unveil Findings From Major Facebook Audit

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

Ireland's data protection commissioner has asked Facebook to improve its privacy practices and offer users more information about how the social netwo...

Facebook's Proposed Privacy Plan Puts Users at Great Risk

Al Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Al Franken

Armed with nothing more than a Facebook user's phone number and home address, anyone with an Internet connection can obtain personal information they should never have access to.

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 'Re-Imagines' Its Privacy Policy

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook is giving its privacy policy a makeover. The world's largest social network is not changing the terms of its privacy policy, but rather re...

Facebook Privacy Issues Grapples With Privacy Issues | JESSICA E. VASCELLARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A backlash over Facebook Inc.'s privacy practices has triggered disagreement inside the company that could force Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to sc...

Elliot Schrage, Facebook Exec, Responds To Users' Privacy Worries | The NEW YORK TIMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last week [the New York Times] asked readers to submit questions about Facebook and its approach to privacy, which Elliot Schrage, vice president for ...

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 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 Community Pages Won't Let You Personalize Your Interests

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook's latest round changes to the site have been criticized by users and tech pundits alike for reducing the amount of control people have over t...

Mark Zuckerberg's Privacy About Face: Facebook CEO PRAISED Controls In 2008 (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In recent months, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has drastically revamped his site's privacy policies with changes that make users' information far more...