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Facebook Privacy Change unHides Profiles from Search

Posted: October 14th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Technoid, Technology | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Facebook Privacy Change unHides Profiles from Search

Facebook Privacy ChangesFacebook has started removing a privacy setting that allowed users to prevent their profile from being searchable on the site. In a statement posted online, Facebook’s chief privacy officer Michael Richter says users who have enabled the feature will be informed of the changes on their Facebook profile and in emails.

Facebook says only a small percentage of users have enabled the setting and the changes will not affect the privacy settings on posts. Facebook says the change is part of an expansion of the search feature on Facebook.

All Facebook users used to have a setting called Who can look up your Timeline by name? controlling who could find you when people typed your name into the Facebook search bar :: Read the full article »»»»


Facebook Timeline: Unearthing Pix You Forgot You Had? or A Stalkers Dream!

Posted: January 31st, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Digital Media, Facebook, Media, Social Media, Social Network Sites | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Facebook Timeline: Unearthing Pix You Forgot You Had? or A Stalkers Dream!

Read the full article »»»»Like it or not, Facebook is about to make its new profile format –  Timeline – compulsory. Over the next few weeks, every Facebook account will be updated with the new-look profile, presenting a scrapbook of all of your past status updates and photographs.

The latest upgrade to Facebook has security experts warning people to clean up their online history or risk having embarrassing photos, comments and status updates resurface. Facebook will not say exactly when, but sometime in the next month all user profile pages will transition to the new Timeline setting.

The changes mean that every post, photo and action in a Facebook user’s history will be available for friends to easily view in reverse chronological order. Facebook users have had the option to use Timeline since last year.

The problem with Facebook is it keeps changing its default settings, you might not care about the change right now, in 20 years when you’re standing for political office? Clearly social media sites like Facebook have granted us a much more transparent society. Graham Cluley, a social media security commentator says “Facebook is encouraging users to enter even more personal details about themselves and their life experiences, and making it simpler for others to view the information.” Read the full article »»»»


Facebook Agrees to FTC Terms on Privacy Breaches

Posted: December 1st, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Facebook, Social Media, Social Network Sites | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Facebook Agrees to FTC Terms on Privacy Breaches

 

Facebook Agrees to FTC Terms on Privacy BreachesOur favorite social media behemoth Facebook, has reached a deal with the US Federal Trade Commission over allegations it had a deceptive privacy policy. Under the proposed US settlement Facebook will have to submit to independent privacy audits but will not have to fix what it has done in the past. Facebook has agreed to notify users about changes to privacy settings and to submit to external privacy audits for the next 20 years. The deal must still be upheld by a US court, but it is a capitulation of sorts by the company in the face of widespread outrage from its 800 million users. Facebook’s relaxed privacy settings have had a major impact on people’s lives. In one high-profile case a man bought an engagement ring for his partner online and it automatically showed up on his profile. His partner found out before the man had a chance to get down on one knee and pop the question. Now those surprises will have to stop.

Facebook Agrees to FTC Terms on Privacy Breaches