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Facebook Changes Privacy Settings, Again

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Facebook introduced a number of new privacy settings on Wednesday, some of which will be met with approval and others that may upset privacy advocates....
Facebook Changes Privacy Settings, Again

Facebook privacy settings get reworked once again

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The social netwrok overhauls its settings, again, in an attempt to make things easier for people to understand, and phases out the option to block people from searching for your profile. [Read more]...
Facebook privacy settings get reworked once again

A Guide to the Digital Advertising Industry That's Watching Your Every Click

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In this excerpt from his new book, The Daily You, University of Pennsylvania professor Joseph Turow takes you on a tour of the industry that's trafficking in the data you generate every day on the Internet. You don't have to be a privacy stickler to be worried. At the start...
A Guide to the Digital Advertising Industry That's Watching Your Every Click

13 million US Facebook users have no idea how much information they’re sharing with the public

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Facebook’s privacy settings can sometimes be a source of confusion for the social network’s millions of users, and in the US, nearly 13 million of them are either unaware of, or simply don’t use, the privacy controls the site offers. In a recent study, Consumer Reports shows exactly why that...
13 million US Facebook users have no idea how much information they’re sharing with the public
Facebook revamps privacy settings and Activity Log, now lets you untag photos en masse

Facebook changes privacy settings

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Facebook changes its privacy settings again with experts speculating that the move heralds the launch of its search engine....
Facebook changes privacy settings
Circl.es: Meet The Latest Dating Site That Uses Facebook To Help You Find Love

Facebook to improve privacy controls over public visibility

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Social networking site to make settings easier to manage, giving users the ability to review every publicly available pictureFacebook is to make sweeping changes to its privacy controls, making them easier to find and offering people the means to review every publicly available picture of them on the site.The move...
Facebook to improve privacy controls over public visibility

With New Privacy Changes, Facebook Inches Towards Being the One True Social Network

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There is no one single version of my authentic online social self. For my immediate public thoughts, I use Twitter. I’m speaking to my followers in the moment, addressing the global town square. For personal, perhaps off-color remarks, I’ll go to Path. I’m only friends with a handful of people...
With New Privacy Changes, Facebook Inches Towards Being the One True Social Network

Luluvise shows where your data can end up

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Women-only social network Luluvise lets its members rate the men they've dated – but should they be posting personal sensitive data without the men's permission?Luluvise describes itself as "a social network for women". It's loved by the technology media, racking up plenty of friendly articles since its launch late last...
Luluvise shows where your data can end up

Facebook Simplifies Privacy Settings

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Facebook took steps to simplify its privacy settings, in its latest bid to give consumers more control and clarity over what personal information is shared....
Facebook Simplifies Privacy Settings
Facebook's Privacy Evolution Crawls Another Step Out Of The Ooze

13 million US Facebook users don’t change privacy settings

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Most Facebook users change their privacy settings, but because the world’s most popular social network is used by hundreds of millions of people, this still means that tens of millions don’t....
13 million US Facebook users don’t change privacy settings
UK Startup Loccit Sells 8,000 Facebook 'Memory Books' In 48hrs, Wants To Turn Your Digital Media Footprint Into Physical Stuff

Facebook redesigns privacy controls, activity log and app permissions flow

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Facebook today announced a number of changes to improve the usability of its privacy controls, including a redesigned activity log, a two-step app permissions process, a new request and removal tool for photos, and more user education throughout the site. The social network has long offered some of the most...
Facebook redesigns privacy controls, activity log and app permissions flow

Lock down your social media with essential security add-ons

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Oversharing: It's become standard operating procedure in our social-media-obsessed world. Still, there's a difference between Facebooking embarrassing party photos or tweeting about your celebrity crush, and actually releasing critical private information to the Internet at large. Knowing your social media privacy settings can certainly keep your data safer, but...
Lock down your social media with essential security add-ons
Social Discovery Apps Like Highlight Are A Recruiter’s Wet Dream At SXSW

Waytag turns addresses and GPS coordinates into tags for easy sharing

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As we check in on Foursquare, Facebook, and Path, share our exact location with our Twitter followers, and generally let the entire world know where we are every minute of the day, there are times you want to share your exact location with a select few. Waytag is a South...
Waytag turns addresses and GPS coordinates into tags for easy sharing

How to Keep Facebook From Recognizing Your Face

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Now that Facebook has bought facial recognition vendor Face.com, many users are worried that the giant social network will use the technology to infringe on their privacy. While you can’t stop Facebook from grabbing the facial-recognition data, there are ways to limit the service’s use of that information. Security...
How to Keep Facebook From Recognizing Your Face

The Enemy Of My Enemy Is My Friend

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Microsoft and Apple should hate one another right now. I mean, really hate each other. After decades of domination, Microsoft has watched their rival move from death’s door to become the most valuable company in the world — over $200 billion more valuable than Microsoft itself. And it was Microsoft...
The Enemy Of My Enemy Is My Friend

New Facebook Privacy Changes Feature Simpler Privacy Shortcuts & Request And Removal Tool

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No longer will users be required to navigate through both account & privacy settings pages to manage  sensitive Facebook information. The social networking giant is releasing a series of features that simplifies privacy controls thanks to new tools, a centralized settings page and simple... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
New Facebook Privacy Changes Feature Simpler Privacy Shortcuts & Request And Removal Tool

Facebook changes privacy policy; public search, app permissions affected

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Less than 48 hours after it formally ended a pretend experiment in democracy, Facebook plans to announce a series of updates to its privacy settings on Wednesday morning. Some of the changes are fairly straightforward, including updates that make it easier for users to change their privacy settings without leaving the...
Facebook changes privacy policy; public search, app permissions affected

Chrome Extension Protects Privacy Against Google, Facebook & 1,000 Other Sites

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If you're tired of logging into Facebook to reset your privacy options every time the company updates its user agreement, a new Chrome extension may be the fix you're looking for. PrivacyFix is being released today, and after playing with it, I'm thinking it may be the long-sought after answer...
Chrome Extension Protects Privacy Against Google, Facebook & 1,000 Other Sites

Google set to pay record $22.5M fine for violating Apple users' privacy

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Google is expected to pay a $22.5 million fine, the largest in the history of the Federal Trade Commission, for bypassing the privacy settings of users of Apple's Safari Web browser....
Google set to pay record $22.5M fine for violating Apple users' privacy

Facebook giving users better clarity and control over their privacy with improved app permissions

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Facebook is on a mission to help educate users on its privacy settings and has tweaked its network in a way that it hopes will offer “better clarity and control” over how people share content. To do that, it is beginning to modify its app permission process so that users...
Facebook giving users better clarity and control over their privacy with improved app permissions
Bump's New App Flock Creates Shared Photo Albums With Friends Without Interrupting Your Life

Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?

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Google’s first social network Orkut will now let its users link their profiles to Google+, the company announced today on Orkut’s official blog. In practical terms, Orkut users will be able to automatically share their public posts on both networks at the same time. While it sounds convenient, they may want...
Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?

Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information

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Google’s new privacy policy is set to go into effect tomorrow, March 1 — making it as good a time as any to do some maintenance on your account. As we’ve mentioned in the past, Google account holders have a few ways to control what they share with the company....
Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information

Hit the ‘L’ key to like photos on Facebook, and other cool keyboard shortcuts

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Last year, How-to-Geek put together a handy list of keyboard shortcuts that will have you navigating Facebook like a pro, barely having to touch your mouse or trackpad in the process. Last month Cnet added a few extra tips to the list, letting users know which identifier button to use...
Hit the ‘L’ key to like photos on Facebook, and other cool keyboard shortcuts

Google, FTC Near Privacy Settlement

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Google is close to a deal to pay $22.5 million to settle charges related to its surreptitious bypassing of the privacy settings of millions of Apple users....
Google, FTC Near Privacy Settlement
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