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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.

Please Manipulate Me

Marty Kaplan | Posted 09.13.2014 | Media
Marty Kaplan

If you're online, if you use a smartphone, you're an experimental subject in proprietary research studies of how best to target, engage and monetize you.

Facebook Made A Big Change To Privacy Settings

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Technology

Facebook is making its infamously confusing privacy settings a little more clear. Until now, when someone joined Facebook, his or her posts were au...

Facebook Knows Everything About You, And If You Don't Believe Us Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology

A marketing stunt for the upcoming Ubisoft game "Watch Dogs" is inadvertently allowing users to check how well they've set up their Facebook privacy s...

Facebook Suddenly Cares If You're Oversharing

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology

It looks like Facebook may have just acknowledged one of the biggest gripes people have about the social network: Its privacy settings are just too co...

Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

Jeannie Borin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Jeannie Borin

Educating children on the best way to use websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr may protect them from potential problems.

Social Media and Divorce -- a Toxic Combination

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

Whether you are just beginning to toy with the idea of serving your spouse divorce papers or you are already deep in the throes of the litigation proc...

Will Facebook Make You Famous?

Craig Agranoff | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Craig Agranoff

Of course, unless you read the privacy policy -- or happen to see one of your duped connections featured in similar brand promotion in your feed -- you have no idea that this will happen.

Facebook Confirms It: You're A Vessel For Ads

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.16.2013 | Technology

Are you sitting down? Doesn't matter, this isn't going to surprise you. Facebook reaffirmed its position on Friday that it's able to use the postin...

Tips for Creating Smart Online Habits

Joe Ross | Posted 12.18.2013 | Technology
Joe Ross

This past September, CSID had the opportunity to work with Parry Aftab of WiredSafety, Jessica Miller-Merrell of Blogging4Jobs, and Neil Richards, law...

Facebook Is Making It Impossible To Hide In Search

Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

It might be hard to believe now, in the age where every social connection and Facebook comment can be surfaced instantly, but it's true: Once upon a t...

FTC Looking Into Facebook's Privacy Policy Changes

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is looking into a set of policy changes that Facebook proposed in late August, though the agency says i...

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...

How To Stop People From Snooping On You With Facebook's Graph Search

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology

On Monday, Facebook officially rolled out Graph Search to everyone on the social network. The new search engine, originally accessible to only a selec...

8 Helpful Hints On Being Your Kid's Facebook Friend

Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

Your son or daughter has finally accepted your friend request. Now what? Here are eight tips to make the most of the relationship -- without irritatin...

One in a Billion: Facebook Dating Tips

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Joanna Popper

Today Facebook's one billion-plus users make it a formidable yet more discreet dating site. If you're only looking for one in a billion, chances are he or she are on Facebook.

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.

Here's What You Need To Know About Privacy & Facebook Home

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.08.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

The biggest concern has been about location-based data being used to target you with ads. Some worry that Facebook could learn where you live, where you sleep, where you work, all with data from your phone.

How to Use Facebook to Get a Leg Up in College Admissions

Scott Weingold | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
Scott Weingold

You might not be surprised to learn that almost a full 25 percent of today's college admissions officers use Facebook when judging applicants.

Bianca Bosker

How Facebook Reversed Users' Privacy Push | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.07.2013 | Technology

While we've always known that Facebook has the final say in how people use its service, a new study reveals just how effectively the social network ca...

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.

How to Prevent Facebook's Graph Search From Costing You Your Job

Julio Fernandez | Posted 03.26.2013 | Technology
Julio Fernandez

As you interview for a new job, will the HR manager make decisions according to what they find on Graph Search? Will a photo and a tag from a friend cost you your job? How about a Facebook page you liked several years ago?

WATCH: 'Today' Show Hosts' Total Ignorance Of Facebook Is Just Embarrassing

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2012 | Technology

After a segment catching up "Today" viewers on Randi Zuckerberg's accidentally viral Facebook photo, the hosts of NBC's morning news show demonstrated...

10 Ways To Make Your Online Time Stress-Free

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.10.2012 | Teen

Full disclosure: We love the interwebs here at HuffPost Teen. Between the amazingly creative work you are sharing on Tumblr, the social media empires ...

This Facebook Hoax Is All Kinds Of Asinine

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

Users who've logged onto Facebook in the last 24 hours may have seen friends posting a message about "New Facebook Guidelines." The message urges othe...