Tag: "facebook privacy"
Any stalkers or identity thieves out there would find a gold mine in Openbook. All they have to do is type “here’s my phone number” or “here’s my address”, and they’re instantly presented with a list of Facebook users who openly disclose this information in their status updates. Granted, the Facebook users who tend to [...]
In order to do what we do for kids online, we had to put together a dream team of managers, developers, designers, and writers. But unlike most social networks, we added another layer of expertise and skills by bringing on a law enforcement team that strongly believes in creating a safer Internet for kids, and [...]
Thanks to Randall Deich—a professional developer, educator, and a LinkedIn friend of mine—readers of this blog post will be able to take full advantage of a very useful privacy tool made specifically for their Facebook privacy settings. The tool is essentially an all-in-one privacy scanner designed to point out any loose-ends that you may have [...]
Lately there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding Facebook and the decisions they’ve made towards their users’ privacy settings. Some people have such strong feelings about it that they’ve banded together and have committed to quitting Facebook on May 31st. So far 3,500 people have “commit to quit”. Though this number barely scratches the surface [...]
You know, I really enjoy using Facebook. No one can deny that it’s an amazing tool when it comes to connecting with old friends and distant family members as well as being a great business tool. Facebook allows me to connect with former classmates and even my sorority sisters—something I probably wouldn’t be able to [...]
That’s the first question that got my attention from Forbes.com writer, Joan Indiana Rigdon. The second question she asked: “Isn’t it time for schools, parents and social media sites to get extremely specific about Internet safety?” got my attention as well. Thank you, Joan, for asking these questions. Though there are many useful advantages of [...]
It looks like Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has shot himself in the foot with his clumsy comments regarding social-networking privacy. He should have talked to his mom first. Do you think the 25-year old Harvard graduate should be let off the hook?He only runs the most-popular social networking site on the internet. Nevertheless, this [...]