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If Video Sites Could Act Like Cable Companies

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The Federal Communications Commission is considering giving online distributors like Hulu and YouTube the same rights and responsibilities enjoyed by cable companies. Read more »...
If Video Sites Could Act Like Cable Companies
Facebook taking a vote on proposed policy changes, will require 270 million votes to be binding
Now THIS is how to write your startup's Terms of Service
Facebook puts privacy changes up for member vote

Facebook voting is open; majority voting to keep existing proposals

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The latest Facebook privacy policy changes are up for a vote Tuesday, including whether or not to continue to allow Facebook users to vote on new proposals. The social network announced proposed changes to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and its data use policy late last month. In an...
Facebook voting is open; majority voting to keep existing proposals

Facebook proposes data-sharing with Instagram, end to site governance voting

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Facebook today proposed changes to its Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities that will allow the company to share information with affiliates like Instagram and put an end to site governance voting, among other more minor changes. New language about “affiliates” has been added to the Data Use...
Facebook proposes data-sharing with Instagram, end to site governance voting
It's officially illegal to ask interviewees for Facebook passwords in California

Facebook approves new Data Use Policy, Statement of Rights and Responsibilities

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Facebook today instated a new Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities that will allow the company to share information with affiliates like Instagram and put an end to site governance voting, among other more minor changes. The social network put the proposed terms up to a user vote, following a...
Facebook approves new Data Use Policy, Statement of Rights and Responsibilities

Facebook users beware: Don't use the word 'Book'

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The social-networking site is updating its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities -- if approved, account holders must agree not to use the words "Face," "Poke," or "Book." [Read more]...
Facebook users beware: Don't use the word 'Book'

We Need An FDA for Computers

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It won't be long before not only our phones but also our TVs, cars, refrigerators, pacemakers, and most other essential equipment are just networked computers in different shapes. When that happens, using those devices responsibly become more complicated than just turning on an iPad and letting Apple handle the rest. We...
We Need An FDA for Computers
Facebook reviewing user response to Rights and Responsibilities changes
Facebook to employers: this asking-for-passwords nonsense needs to stop

Facebook Users Will In Fact Vote On If They'll Lose The Ability To Vote, Other Privacy Changes Denounced By EPIC

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17,800 Facebook users have commented on proposed changes to Facebook’s governing documents, enough to trigger a vote on whether they’ll go into effect. Today the Electronic Privacy Information Center asked Mark Zuckerberg to withdraw the proposal to combine user data from Facebook and Instagram, and eliminate the same right to...
Facebook Users Will In Fact Vote On If They'll Lose The Ability To Vote, Other Privacy Changes Denounced By EPIC

Children are 'upset' by online violence, study finds

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Researchers say too much attention paid to pornography and bullying when children also upset by violence and animal crueltyChildren are as upset by violent videos on YouTube that feature animal cruelty or beheadings and by insensitive Facebook messages from divorced parents as they are by online bullying and pornography, according...
Children are 'upset' by online violence, study finds

This may be the last time you can vote on Facebook's policy changes

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The gates are open on what may be Facebook’s last sitewide vote, according to a post at its site governance page. Facebook proposed a round of changes to its data use policy and statement of rights and responsibilities, one of which will remove the site’s self-imposed need to alert...
This may be the last time you can vote on Facebook's policy changes

Facebook Bans Source Code Extraction In Proposed Governance Changes

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Facebook has proposed several changes to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and is asking the public for feedback until March 22nd. The most important changes are the prohibition of extracting source code from its downloadable software, and a clear explanation that friends can share your information through applications. The...
Facebook Bans Source Code Extraction In Proposed Governance Changes

Facebook’s Proposed Revisions To Statement Of Rights And Responsibilities, Data Use Policy Up For Vote Through June 8

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Facebook users have until Friday, June 8, at 9 a.m. PT, to vote on the social network’s proposed (and extensive) revisions to its statement of rights and responsibilities and data use policy, as announced on the Facebook Site Governance page. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media....
Facebook’s Proposed Revisions To Statement Of Rights And Responsibilities, Data Use Policy Up For Vote Through June 8

Facebook revises user policies after complaints, questions

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Following a lengthy period of questions, comments and complaints about the difficulty users have in controlling privacy, Facebook has posted a series of proposed revisions to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, and is extending the comment period. The company continues to struggle with balance between gathering information about users...
Facebook revises user policies after complaints, questions

Facebook asks users to vote on future of voting system, hopes to revise governance policies

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Facebook's proposed policy tweaks are about to have their day in the polls -- not that the social network's users have much of a chance of shooting them down. Facebook's current governance policies allow for a vote on proposed changes when more than 7,000 comments are registered -- but...
Facebook asks users to vote on future of voting system, hopes to revise governance policies

Facebook to Let Users Vote On Its Privacy Policies

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Facebook shareholders may be grumbling about the inordinate amount of control founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds under the company’s relatively unique corporate structure, but new privacy-policy explanations the company announced on Friday - and will explain in a conference call Monday - return some privacy control back to users. How Many...
Facebook to Let Users Vote On Its Privacy Policies

Facebook: We’ll engage policy makers over passwords first, no “immediate plans” to take legal action

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Yesterday, Facebook responded to reports that employers, colleges and government agencies were requiring students and potential employees to divulge their social network credentials, warning employers about the risks associated their actions, but also stating that it could take legal action against them. The statement drew a lot of praise from...
Facebook: We’ll engage policy makers over passwords first, no “immediate plans” to take legal action

Facebook Bans Breast-Feeding Photos

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Breasts. They're complicated. Today women the world over are protesting Facebook's proposed policies on breast-feeding pictures. Right now, it states that breast-feeding pictures are okie dokie, just as long as there's no "exposed breast" that doesn't feature the child actively nursing. In other words, if there's no suckling, there's no...
Facebook Bans Breast-Feeding Photos

Four years later, Facebook votes disappear for good

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Facebook’s last user vote has closed, once again with a minuscule turnout compared to the size of the social network in general according to its site governance page. Only 668,872 votes were cast out of the billion active users for a turnout of 0.067 percent. Facebook is now free...
Four years later, Facebook votes disappear for good

Facebook asks for feedback on its updated Data Use Policy, will answer questions on Monday

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On Monday, Facebook is set to do a live streaming Q&A to discuss changes to its Data Use Policy, which the company has announced today on its privacy blog. At 12PM ET / 9AM PT on the 14th, you’ll be able to ask questions and listen to what the company...
Facebook asks for feedback on its updated Data Use Policy, will answer questions on Monday

Half A Million People Voted Against Facebook's Governance Changes, But Not Enough As Polls Close Tomorrow

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619,000 people have cast their ballot in Facebook’s vote on site governance and policy, and 87% want to block the changes. But unless 299.4 million more people vote by tomorrow morning, Facebook users will lose the ability to vote on future changes, and their data will be intermingled with Instagram....
Half A Million People Voted Against Facebook's Governance Changes, But Not Enough As Polls Close Tomorrow

Facebook Opens Policy Changes to a User Vote

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Mr. Schrage (facebook.com) Following its botched IPO and site downtime, Facebook is making an effort to redeem itself with another global site governance vote, this time on changes to its statement of rights and responsibilities and data usage policies. The site solicited user feedback to the proposed changes back in March, and...
Facebook Opens Policy Changes to a User Vote

Facebook critics’ profiles restored after press uproar

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After an uproar in Latin American media, three Argentines involved in a book that portrays the social network in a cynical and satirical light had their profiles restored today. The author of the book Faceboom, Juan Faerman, had his profile deactivated for nearly an entire month without explanation. Finally today,...
Facebook critics’ profiles restored after press uproar

Whopping .00038% of Facebook users vote on data use policy change

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Facebook closed the vote on its new data use policy and new statement of rights and responsibilities Friday, with a paltry 342,632 ballots cast as of a minute before closing. The vote needed 270 million participants to be binding, but falling far short of that benchmark, Facebook will use vote tally in...
Whopping .00038% of Facebook users vote on data use policy change

It’s time to vote on Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and Data Use Policy

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In an act of absolute transparency, Facebook is now letting its over 900M users vote on proposed changes to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and Data Use Policy. We told you about the changes that Facebook prosed in March and the fact that you had a window to suggest...
It’s time to vote on Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and Data Use Policy

Facebook roundup: Nielsen report, site governance, Blackberry app and more

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Nielsen reports stats on Facebook’s dominance in U.S. – Facebook continues its reign as the most-visited social network in the U.S., according to Nielsen. The service has an estimated 152.2 million visitors via PC, 78.4 million mobile app users and 74.3 million mobile web visitors in the U.S. This is...
Facebook roundup: Nielsen report, site governance, Blackberry app and more
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